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.

Watch 6 Films About Comics and Their Creators

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Comic strips and comic books are universal art forms, and give their creators a direct line to wide, wide audience. Some comics are serials, some are satirical, some offer insight, and some just want to make you laugh. From political cartoonists to the creator of a world-famous superhero, I think we’ve got something for just about everyone.

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Explore the Universe with the NFB!

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Filmmakers have always been obsessed with exploring the cosmos and the science of space. Enjoy five films about the secrets of our vast universe!

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Watch 5 Films on the Realities of the LGBTQ Community

Watch 5 Films on the Realities of the LGBTQ2 Community

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Earlier this week, the world celebrated the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. Although we are fortunate enough to live in a country that values openness, tolerance and individual freedom, the fight against prejudice, discrimination and violence based on identity and sexual orientation is far from over. Because the cause is very important to us at the NFB,

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Freaks of Nurture: Alexandra Lemay in the Dollhouse

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Alexandra Lemay has a full line of creative hats in her artistic wardrobe — but ‘art director’ is one she wears with particular style and confidence. Currently at work on Freaks of Nurture, a new stop-motion animation inspired by her own unorthodox upbringing, she’s designed an extraordinary miniature set — a scaled down version of

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Watch 4 Docs on Teens Taking Control of Their Future

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We have several films in our collection that deal with teens and young adults who leave home and travel far, far away. Each film approaches the topic from a different angle, and offers a different perspective on what it means to leave home.

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Herbert Norman: Victim of the Cold War

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Sixty years ago, Canadian diplomat Herbert Norman leapt to his death from a Cairo rooftop. Hounded continuously by accusations of being a communist spy, he took his life. Sadly, he became one of the many victims of a dark madness that was sweeping the United States and the Western world at that time: the communist witch hunt of the 1950s.

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Watch 5 Films That Explore Sexuality

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Remember when your teacher would come into the classroom, wheeling in the television and VCR, and pop in an NFB film? Well, I bet they never showed you any of these…

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Watch 5 Hilariously Outdated Films For Kids (That’re Still Relevant Today)

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Sometimes films are definitely a product of their era. Watch 5 outdated films for kids about water that are still frighteningly relevant and educational.

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NFB Film Club – Fall 2017 Programming

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The NFB Film Club’s Fall 2017 lineup celebrates Canada 150 and takes you on a journey from coast to coast and reveal Canada in all its beauty and diversity.

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Hot Docs 2017: Catch Our 4 Film Premieres

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In Toronto? Don’t miss our 4 film premieres at the 24th edition of Hot Docs!

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Making The Tesla World Light: An Interview with Matthew Rankin

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As Tesla World Light heads to Cannes 2017, catch an in-depth interview with its avant-garde creator, Matthew Rankin.

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Watch 5 Films Starring Cute Easter Creatures

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Happy Easter! Here are a few fun films starring chicks, ducks, rabbits and other cute Easter creatures.

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