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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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NFB Film Club Programming – Spring 2017

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The NFB Film Club is gearing up for another season of rich and wide-ranging programming, offering a new set of titles to help you celebrate spring. Come see!

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International Women’s Day 2017 | NFB to Take its Commitment to Parity Even Further

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Good news! The NFB aims to achieve gender parity by 2020 in key creative positions for animated, documentary and interactive works.

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#Canada150 | Special Online Programming Celebrates Who We Are as Canadians

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As Canada marks the 150th anniversary of Confederation, the NFB is offering up special online programming and public events across the country that put Canadians in touch with their nation’s stories.

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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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Canada 150 – A Country in the Telling

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Discover the NFB’s cross-country initiatives to mark the 150th anniversary of the Confederation of Canada in 2017.

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*Exclusive Online Premiere* | Meet Mabel Robinson, Nova Scotia’s 89-Year-Old Hairdressing Dynamo

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Meet Mabel Robinson, a 90-year-old hairdressing pioneer who’s still styling up a storm in Hubbards, Nova Scotia.

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Gun Runners | Meet the Warriors Running For Their Lives

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When it comes to world-class marathon runners, Kenyans are considered the cream of the crop. But some of Kenya’s top runners aren’t running for fame and fortune. Some are wanted warriors, running for their lives.

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Rent 10 Incredible Films for $1.99

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To celebrate Canadian film excellence, we and Canada Screens have a selection of films from previous TIFF editions at a discounted rental rate of $1.99!

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Watch 5 Newly Released Docs on NFB.ca

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Good news! You can now watch over 60 new films on NFB.ca for free!

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Annecy 2016 | Michael Fukushima Explores Annecy!

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The NFB’s Michael Fukushima, executive producer of the English program animation studio, was in France recently for the Annecy Festival, the world’s largest event devoted to animation. The NFB had a strong presence at the festival again this year with three short films (The Head Vanishes, by Franck Dion, Blind Vaysha, by Theodore Ushev and Mamie, by Janice Nadeau), and one feature film

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