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Here you’ll find musings, histories, critiques, and behind-the-scenes info on some of the more than 2,000 films (animations, documentaries, fiction) and interactive projects we’re streaming on NFB.ca.

Watch the First Films of 5 Acclaimed Animators

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It’s no secret we work with a lot of talented animators. From educational films for toddlers to family animation to more mature works, we’ve got it all.

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The Best NFB Films of the 1980s

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With 3000+ films that you can stream for free, picking a starting point can be tricky! Enjoy a (subjective) list of the 10 best NFB films from the 1980s!

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Women’s History Month: The Struggle Continues

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October is Women’s History Month in Canada. Pay tribute to the stories of incredible women involved in the struggle.

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This Was Canada in the 1970s

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We’re celebrating the 1970s in all their bell-bottomed glory. Enjoy 5 NFB films on key moments of this far out decade.

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3 Films to Watch Before Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049

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Discover three short NFB films that will certainly put you in a Denis Villeneuve inspired headspace for his upcoming film, Blade Runner 2049.

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Teachers of the world, we salute you!

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To celebrate World Teachers’ Day, we’ve put together 5 films on teachers, the important job they do, and how they impact our lives.

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The Best NFB Films of the 1970s

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With 3000+ films that you can stream for free, picking a starting point can be tricky! Enjoy a (subjective) list of the 10 best NFB films from the 1970s!

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5 Docs About Crime and Punishment Through the Ages

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Do you want a peek behind the curtain at what the world of crime and punishment is really like? Our collection is home to many documentaries that capture the lives of criminals and law enforcement through the ages.

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The Best NFB Films of the 1960s

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With 3000+ films that you can stream for free, picking a starting point can be tricky! Enjoy a (subjective) list of the 10 best NFB films from the 1960s!

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Watch 5 critically-acclaimed animated shorts

Watch 5 critically-acclaimed animated shorts

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With the opening of the Ottawa International Animation Festival next week, we’ve got animation on the brain. So, we dug into our collection to present you with 5 of our most critically-acclaimed animated shorts!

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Animated Folklore | Watch 5 NFB Folk Tales

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In Canada we take a lot of pride in our diversity—and that extends to our stories, too. Watch 5 NFB animated shorts inspired by folk tales.

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Charles | Interview with filmmaker Dominic Étienne Simard

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Enjoy an interview with filmmaker Dominic Étienne Simard, director of the upcoming TIFF selected short animated film, Charles.

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