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.

The Fourth Estate | Watch 4 Films on Journalism and the Role of Media

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In the age of #FakeNews and #AlternativeFacts, watch 4 films that highlight the importance of the public’s right to information and the need for a “fourth estate” that is strong, free and independent.

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7 Films to Empower Women and Girls

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Film is a powerful communication tool, and when the right film meets the right audience, amazing things can happen. This post contains 7 films that hold empowering messages for women and girls.

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Watch Now | The 5 Short Project Is Back!

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We’re thrilled to announce you can now watch the second edition of films from our 5 Short Project Anthology online, for free!

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Spring Break | Discover 40 Fun and Entertaining Films for Kids

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Discover a selection of 40 fun and entertaining films for children… that might even teach them a thing or two!

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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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