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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.

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On Screenwriting | Notes from the Man Behind Barney’s Version

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Barney’s Version screenwriter Michael Konyves reflects on life-changing books, Montreal and regrets in this rare guest blog post.

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Check out the 10 best Canadian films of all time

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The Toronto International Film Festival has published the latest update of the 10 best Canadian films of all time and 5 of the 10 films listed happen to be NFB productions or co-productions.

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Love Owls? Watch 5 Films to Feed Your Owl Obsession on NFB.ca

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Obsessed with owls? Check out these 5 short films about owls on NFB.ca.

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Celebrate World Book Day with 10 Essential Films on Literature

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Mark World Book Day with these 10 films about words and those who devote their lives to smithing them for our delight.

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Unarmed Verses: Growing Up “North of the 401”

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Growing up in Villaways has never been easy. Located to the north of Toronto’s great divide, in an overlooked corner of the vast inner suburban zone above Highway 401, the housing project has grappled with poverty and isolation. And now its residents confront a new uncertainty. The Toronto Community Housing Corporation is proceeding with plans

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Big news! We’ve added over 150 new films to NFB.ca… with more to come!

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Over the past 6 months, the members of the NFB programming team have screened hundreds of documentaries from around the world to create a premiere destination for you, the film lovers who share our passion for point-of-view documentaries and Canadian films. So, now when you browse the NFB site, you will have access to a collection

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Need film recommendations? We’ve got you covered.

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Ever feel like your favourite streaming service just isn’t making the right recommendations for you? Check out our helpful list for a Canadian twist to your movie consumption!

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Watch Motherland: Tales of Wonder on NFB.ca

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What’s a good mom? Where does the myth of the self-sacrificing mother come from? Dive into the heart of motherhood with our doc Motherland: Tales of Wonder.

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Hot Docs 2015 | Discover the 8 NFB Docs Presented At the Festival This Year

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Hot Docs 2015 is around the corner! Read about and watch trailers for the 8 new and exciting documentaries we’ll be screening there next month.

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Overtime: Why not play hockey forever…

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Why not play hockey forever? This documentary profiles men aged 38 to 54 who are happier in January than they are in June playing the game of their youth.

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Canadian Band Hey Rosetta! Release Fogo Sessions

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Discover and watch Fogo Sessions, Canadian band Hey Rosetta’s new performance video inspired by the NFB’s trailblazing Fogo Process films.

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Debris: Disaster Movie as Art

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Beachcombing is both a job and a passion for Pete Clarkson. As a park worker on the wild and beautiful outer coast of Vancouver Island, he’s been picking up marine debris for decades – and as an intertidal artist, he transforms it into joyous and light-hearted artwork. But since 2011 he’s been confronted with a more

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