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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.

Curb Your Craving | Watch 4 Films about Junk Food🍫🍪🍰

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Mark National Junk Food Day with a hearty serving of your favourite sugary or salty snack, and veg out with these 4 delicious films about junk food.

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5 Docs for People Who Hate Docs

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For all you doubters out there, and all you fans who have friends who aren’t, we’ve put together this selection of 5 fantastic docs for people who hate docs.

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Where to Fish in Canada | Watch 15 Films About Fishing

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For all you fishing fanatics, we’ve put together a list of 15 films about fishing, and gave you a little map of some of the best fishing spots in Canada.

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These Filmmakers are Changing the Face of Animation

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Over the last 78 years, we’ve taken great pride in being an incubator for great talent. We’re excited to introduce you to 12 incredible animators who are changing the face of animation.

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Vintage Sports Docs for the Armchair Athlete

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Enjoy several amazing vintage NFB sports documentaries from lacrosse to soccer to cycling from the 1950s to the 1980s. There’s a film for everyone.

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Watch 4 Films That’ll Help You Through Adolescence

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Adolescence is hard. Arguably one of the hardest stages of life. Just when you’re getting an idea of who you are, everything changes. But chin up! We’ve put together 4 films designed to get you through the difficult years.

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Our Home and Native Land

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Canada Day is almost here! What better way to express your love for Canada than with a couple of different renditions of our national anthem?

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NFB Summer 2017 Events Near You!

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Below you’ll find a list of screenings and activities that we’ll be involved in across the country. This post is a piece in progress, and we’ll be adding to it as events are booked, so bookmark this page and check back often!

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Cold Journey: A feature on residential schools

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The feature film Cold Journey (1975) started out with the best of intentions but failed to find its audience in commercial cinemas. It scored much better in community screenings throughout the country. This is its complicated story.

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The Flashy World of Fiction

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We’re showcasing a few of the fictitiously flashy films that are floating around in our collection. Check out these 7 fab fiction films to satisfy your craving today!

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The Wonder Women of the NFB

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Here at the NFB, we have a long, proud history of films about women, directed by women – and quite a few of them are Oscar® winners, too. In a sense, they’re our own Wonder Women.

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Meet Manivald, a Wannabe Troubadour with Mommy Issues

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Discover Manivald, our new animated short that’s just hitting the festival circuit. The film is a quirky and refreshing take on the difficult and delicate bonds between a mother and son.

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