Posts Tagged ‘Alanis Obomsawin’

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Lights, Camera, Parity: NFB Women Shine at Hot Docs

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It’s a banner year for NFB women directors. Only weeks after the NFB made its historic commitment to gender parity in production, Canada’s public producer is heading to Hot Docs with no fewer than eight films by women directors — a diverse crop of new and classic titles that includes four feature docs making their

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8 Female Directors Who Are Crushing It At the NFB

With the current conversations surrounding the abysmal under-representation of female directors in Hollywood we’ve decided to highlight the fantastic history and confidence the NFB has, and continues to have, with female directors.

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Download 5 Films on Canada’s Indigenous Peoples for $0.99 Each!

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Looking to learn more about the incredible traditions, stories, and history of Canada’s Indigenous peoples? Enjoy our selection of 5 films that you can download for just $0.99 each!

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Indigenous Youth – Changing the Way We Think!

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Alanis Obomsawin’s documentaries Trick or Treaty? and Hi-Ho Mistahey! explore the effects of the James Bay Treaty, the validity of oral versus written history, and the availability of quality education for First Nations people. The films look at how the Treaty was negotiated and how Indigenous youth are challenging the government to fulfill its obligations. Here’s an overview of these documentaries with reference to four key concepts.

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Rent and download films for just $0.99!

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With TIFF 2015 coming to a close, rent or download films from past TIFF editions for just $0.99!

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Jovana Jankovic and her favourite movies

Gotta go! Say goodbye to NFB blogger Jovana with a few of her favourite flicks

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Want to know what your friendly neighbourhood NFB blogger Jovana recommends? Explore the best of the best in the NFB’s online collection of films.

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Introducing the NFB’s Atlantic-Quebec Studio…

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Find out how the NFB’s Atlantic-Quebec Studio is exactly like chocolate bark.

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Alanis Obomsawin and the Children’s Court Case

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A landmark court case that will greatly impact the future of First Nations children is taking place right now at the Human Rights Tribunal in Ottawa and filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin is in the heart of it. Find out more here!

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The State of the Art, Part I: Documentary Ethics

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What’s a doc’s job? Get the latest on documentary practices from artists, critics, and industry insiders at the TIFF 2014 Doc Conference. In this post, we consider ethical documentary practices and a filmmaker’s responsibility.

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The NFB heads to TIFF 2014 with 7 films

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We’re gearing up for the Toronto International Film Festival with 5 NFB films in the running. Check out some trailers and clips here. See you at the fest!

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The best of the best: must-watch NFB films from our online collection

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Not sure what to watch? Get to know your friendly public film producer with the best films we’ve made over our 75-year history. No lemons here! Only the best of the best.

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International Women’s Day at the NFB

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Join us for a cinematic trip through the history of feminist struggle as we celebrate International Women’s Day at the NFB.

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