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Photo Friday | A Different View of the Vietnam War

Mark the end of the Vietnam War (30 April 1975) with these powerful photographs taken from Michael Rubbo’s seminal 1970 documentary, Sad Song of Yellow Skin.

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Photo Friday | The Trenches of World War I

100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge | Reflect on the price of war with these incredible stills from Claude Cloutier’s short animation The Trenches (2010).

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Photo Friday | Spring Fun and Games

Jump into spring with these fun, carefree photos of young girls at play in the backstreets of Montreal in the mid-1970s.

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Photo Friday | Inside Kingston Pen, 1979

Take a look inside Kingston’s infamous high security prison with these amazing photographs from A Warehouse for Bodies, a short 1979 doc about life inside Kingston Pen.

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Photo Friday | Bill Mason’s Face of the Earth

If anyone could brings rocks to life, it was Bill Mason.

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Photo Friday | Colin Low’s Fogo Island In Colour

Travel to magical Fogo Island with these never-seen-before photos shot by legendary NFB filmmaker Colin Low in 1967.

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Photo Friday | Canada the Land

Films

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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Photo Friday | Cree Hunters of Mistassini

Films

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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Photo Friday | Wilderness Survival in Fort Nelson, BC

Enjoy these few photos that show R.C.A.F. airmen being taught how to stay alive in the event of a wilderness crash in Fort Nelson, BC, in 1953.

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Photo Friday | The Days Before Christmas

Take a quick break from your holiday preparations with these magical pictures from The Days Before Christmas (1958). Directed by 3 NFB heavyweights (Stanley Jackson, Wolf Koenig and Terence Macartney-Filgate), the film is a sweeping overview of the city of Montreal during the few days leading up to Christmas, in the year 1958. oehttps://www.nfb.ca/film/the_days_before_christmas/ The film,

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Photo Friday | Diggers of the Deep

Around the world, many miners celebrate December 4 as Miners Day and commemorate their patron saint, St. Barbara, requesting her continuing protection for their daily work

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Photo Friday | In Praise of Hands

As the purchasing frenzy begins, ahead of the winter holidays, check out these great photos of craftspeople from around the world and the lovely things they make by hand.

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