Films

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.

United We Stand | A NFB Ode to Prairie Sisterhood

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Prairie women are awesome.
Be like Prairie women.

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Oscars® 2017 | Stream Theodore Ushev’s Blind Vaysha on NFB.ca

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Catch a free stream of Theodore Ushev’s Oscar®-nominated short Blind Vaysha on NFB.ca from February 19-26, 2017. (Canada only.)

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Photo Friday | Canada the Land

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Enjoy a great selection of photographs from the production of Canada the Land, a short doc made specially for the Osaka World Fair’s Canada Pavilion in 1970.

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Run for Your Life | Gun Runners Now Available for Online Rental and Download

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Rent or download Gun Runners, our new feature doc about two North Kenyan warriors who transform their lives by trading in their AK-47s for sneakers to become professional marathon runners. (All countries except USA.)

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Photo Friday | Cree Hunters of Mistassini

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Visit three families of Cree hunters as they set up winter camps deep in the bush with these great photos taken from our 1974 doc, Cree Hunters of Mistassini.

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Naked Island | PSAs for a New Era

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Discover Naked Island, a series of 14 new super-short and incisive films that expose the dark underbelly of modern-day society.

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Mother Earth | A Soothing Collage Film for Troubled Times

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Watch Mother Earth, a 10-minute short by Oscar-winning filmmaker Terre Nash (If You Love this Planet) made from haunting visuals selected from half a century of NFB productions.

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Arctic Art | Watch 7 NFB Films on Inuit Art and Artists

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Discover the life and works of acclaimed Inuit artists like Kenojuak Ashevak and Andrew Qappik with this great selection of short films celebrating art from the Arctic.

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NFB Staff Picks | Watch the Best of 2016 on NFB.ca

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Our social media team has a little year-end tradition we’re quite fond of: the NFB Staff Picks.

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Holiday Films for the Whole Family

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Discover our special holiday channel offering 30 films for the entire family! This selection of classic titles includes fun animation, short live-action fiction and Christmas films.

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Watch 6 Short Films About Pianists and Pianos

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Enjoy 6 short NFB films starring the mightiest of instruments – the piano – and some of the sensitive souls who devoted their lives to mastering it for our enjoyment.

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this river | New Short Doc Gives Voice to Indigenous People Searching for Loved Ones

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Watch this river, a brand-new short doc that chronicles the efforts of Drag the Red, a volunteer organization that searches the Red River for clues relating to missing members of the Indigenous community.

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