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.

Stop Motion Madness! Students Create StopMo Films!

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Watch an adorable selection of StopMo films from the First Annual Highfield International Film Festival in Etobicoke, Ontario.

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Watch 5 Trippy Films to Celebrate 150 years of Alice in Wonderland

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Alice in Wonderland turns 150 this year. Mark the occasion with 5 trippy films inspired by Lewis Carroll’s world-famous masterpiece.

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Frame x Frame | Last But Not Least: Patrick Bouchard

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The Frame x Frame Animation Exhibition comes to a close on August 21, 2015, with the final filmmaker-in-residence, Patrick Bouchard!

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The 5 Best Films You Didn’t Know Were on NFB.ca

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Looking for a great film to watch? We’ve got 5 suggestions that range from fiction to documentary and from funny and surreal to tragic and heartbreaking.

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The Destroyer of Worlds: A Brief History of Nuclear Weapons

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August 6 and 9, 2015, mark the 70th anniversary of the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Commemorate the events with 3 films that explore the history of nuclear weapons.

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Watch 6 Unconventional Films About Art

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How do you define art? Here are 6 films that challenge our perception of films about art, featuring Bill Mason, Todd McFarlane, Frederick Varley and others.

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Frame x Frame | Meet Filmmaker Claude Cloutier

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Enjoy an interview with award-winning cartoonist and filmmaker, Claude Cloutier, who just completed his 2 week Frame x Frame residency at the Musée de la civilisation in Quebec City.

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4 Fun and Inspiring Art Projects for Kids

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Drawing inspiration from artists Emily Carr, Ron Noganosh, Kai Chan and Maud Lewis, we present you with 4 easy and fun art projects to do with your kids.

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Once Upon A Time | Watch 5 NFB-ified Fairy Tales

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Fairy tales have a way of inspiring all manner of creativity, and they’ve been enjoying a cinematic reimagining ever since Walt Disney put the finishing touches on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in 1937.

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Summertime art and culture, coast to Canadian coast

Films

Discover the air-conditioned glory of museums and galleries across Canada this summer, and watch a few films on NFB.ca to supplement your visit. Explore now!

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A Newfoundland Cinema?

Films

Newfoundland is a place with history, and lots of it. In the same way that Canada saw the need to produce its own cinema as a way of resisting assimilation by its neighbour to the south, Newfoundlanders felt compelled to tell their own big screen stories.

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The agony and the ecstasy: 5 films about running

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Discover the physical, mental, and spiritual dimensions of running in 5 cinematic gems about athletes who run for their lives.

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