Posts Tagged ‘A Journal of Insomnia’

A Short History of the HIghrise

Come on, vote for us—we’re nominated at the Webby Awards!

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The NFB has been nominated for 4 Webby Awards and now it’s up to YOU—our viewers and fans—to help us win by voting for us! Check out all the projects here.

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Olympic Swimmer Elizabeth Simmonds Comes Out: She Is an Insomniac

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In April 2013, hundreds of confessions collected over several months via the webcam, keyboard and mouse from insomniacs all over the world were assembled into the interactive documentary A Journal of Insomnia. This summer, discover the stories of celebrities who agreed to come out and provide you with their nocturnal confessions. Just like the insomniacs more »

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Insomnia: What keeps you up at night?

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When I mentioned A Journal of Insomnia in a hat-tip to sleep-deprived moms in my Mother’s Day post, I knew I had to return for a more in-depth exploration. Are you one of the many people who’ve experienced the the irritable moods, stinging eyes, sore body, the exhausted and even surreal state where dreams and more »

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4 Films for Mother’s Day

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Sifting through the online collection at NFB.ca I discovered 3 films and 1 interactive project which, although completely different from one another, connect beautifully with the theme of mothers and Mother’s Day. Sylvia Hamilton says, at one point in her film Black Mother Black Daughter, “When I look at my daughter Shani, I hope her more »

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NFB Interactive: A Journal of Insomnia launches April 18

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Ever wonder what it’s like to have insomnia? Sure, we’ve all suffered our share of sleepless nights. After the birth of my first born, I had a staggering 9 month stint that I thought would kill me. But true insomnia is a whole different beast. A Journal of Insomnia Since the fall of 2012, we’ve more »