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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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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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New on NFB.ca | Watch Vladimir Leschiov’s Rainy Days

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Discover Vladimir Leschiov’s new animation Rainy Days, an atmospheric short about travel and personal memory, entirely drawn in ink and black tea.

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Hothouse 10 | Watch 8 Animated Films From Emerging Filmmakers

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Here’s a look at this year’s crop of Hothouse animated films.

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Evelyn Lambart | Watch 6 Stunning Shorts by the First Lady of Canadian Animation

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However counterintuitive, constraints are crucial to creativity. Constraints impose a set starting point. They force us to solve problems and come up with innovative twists. A convincing case in point is the visual splendor of Evelyn Lambart’s animation. Known as the First Lady of Canadian Animation, Lambart (1914-1999) was hearing-impaired from a young age, something she later credited with focusing her

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Curling Fever | Watch Gone Curling on NFB.ca

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Sweep! Sweep! Sweep! Travel to Eston, Saskatchewan, with this vintage comedy short that zooms in on a unique and truly Canadian sport: curling.

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Watch 4 Winter Films for Kids on NFB.ca

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Melt away your winter blahs with these 4 heart-warming winter films for kids.

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Awash with Academy Awards®: Watch 7 Oscar®-Winning Flicks on NFB.ca

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Oscars® galore! Discover and watch for free 7 NFB shorts that charmed the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in years past.

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