Posts Tagged ‘Alanis Obomsawin’

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Alanis Obomsawin and the Children’s Court Case

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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The NFB Film Club is Back for Spring 2014

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Get thee to a library! Discover this season’s selection of free public library film screenings in the NFB Film Club.

Hi-Ho Mistahey!

Feb. 14-16: Free Streaming of Alanis Obomsawin’s Hi-Ho Mistahey!

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Feb. 14-16: catch a free, web-only stream of this acclaimed doc on education advocacy for First Nations kids.

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The NFB is Nominated for 23 Canadian Screen Awards

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Pop the champagne! We’ve gotten 23 nominations at the Canadian Screen Awards. Watch some of our nominated films here.

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Speak Up! A New Thematic Spotlight to Explore on NFB.ca

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This month, NFB.ca is inviting you to Speak Up! Discover our special programming celebrating the power of the public voice.

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5 films about Aboriginal issues

Last Friday, we launched Alanis Obomsawin’s latest film, The People of the Kattawapiskak River, as a way to provide background and context for what’s taking place in the news and across the country with the Idle No More movement. In the film, Attawapiskat’s residents opened up to Alanis and talked about their first hand experiences more »

The People of the Kattawapiskak River

7 Days Only! Watch Alanis Obomsawin’s New Doc on Life in Attawapiskat for Free Online

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Delve into the world of Attawapiskat’s residents with Alanis Obomsawin’s latest documentary, The People of the Kattawapiskak River.

3 NFB films presented at imagineNATIVE

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Vistas: Button Blanket by Zoe L. Hopkins, National Film Board of Canada We are pleased to announce that 3 of our productions have been selected for presentation at the 11th imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival. Based in Toronto, imagineNATIVE is an international festival that celebrates the latest works by Indigenous peoples on the forefront more »