Posts Tagged ‘Andrea Dorfman’

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Creative Doc Lab: Non-fiction Spreads its Wings

Production

It was the NFB’s founding film commissioner, that great Scottish visionary John Grierson, who actually coined the term “documentary” — and from its inception Canada’s public producer has played a leading role in developing the genre. With the feature-length doc currently enjoying an international renaissance, the NFB has partnered with the Canadian Film Centre to

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10 Keys to Expressing Your Ideas with Respect

Education

School is a great setting in which to learn how to express one’s ideas and respect other people’s views. Explore the art of communicating with Big Mouth.

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Girl Power Goes Global

Production

It’s October 11, 2012, and 160 Kenyan girls are taking concrete action to mark the first UN-designated International Day of the Girl Child. Having assembled in the town of Meru, they begin to march towards the courthouse. The local cops, taken aback by the sight, scramble to close the gates, but the girls stand their

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Introducing the NFB’s Atlantic-Quebec Studio…

Production

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

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Real vs. ideal: watch 5 illuminating films about beauty standards

Films

No matter what, we all sometimes feel like we don’t quite fit in. Watch these 5 films about contemporary beauty standards and the social pressures to fit into them.

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International Women’s Day at the NFB

Films

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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Spring Break | Watch 3 New Animated Shorts for Free

Films

The nice thing about Spring Break – aside from no school, if you’re a kid, or poolside double-margaritas, if you’re an undergrad – is that it heralds spring, a season many Canadians have been fervently anticipating since last November. It’s almost here! We’re even changing the time this Saturday. I can almost smell the tulips

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Andrea Dorfman’s animated short Flawed airs on PBS tonight

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Flawed 1. (of a substance or object) Blemished, damaged, or imperfect in some way. 2. (of something abstract) Containing a mistake, weakness, or fault. — Once in a while a film comes along that completely and utterly charms you. For me, and at least one more person in this office, Flawed was one of those

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Flawed

Andrea Dorfman’s animated short Flawed airs on PBS tonight

FilmsNews

Flawed 1. (of a substance or object) Blemished, damaged, or imperfect in some way. 2. (of something abstract) Containing a mistake, weakness, or fault. — Once in a while a film comes along that completely and utterly charms you. For me, and at least one more person in this office, Flawed was one of those

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Andrea Dorfman on How To Be Alone

Films

Earlier this week, an interesting video called How To Be Alone popped up in my Facebook feed. I loved it instantly and recognized something familiar about the style of animation. It turns out it was done by Andrea Dorfman, the filmmaker behind Flawed, which happens to be one of my favourite NFB productions from the

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Hot Docs special: 3 questions with Flawed director Andrea Dorfman

Films

Flawed (Clip 1) by Andrea Dorfman, National Film Board of Canada Andrea Dorfman’s animated short Flawed will be screening at the 2010 Hot Docs Film Festival, which kicks off today. It’s a beautiful little film about a budding long distance romance… with a twist – it’s not about whether girl can get along with boy,

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Flawed: A little film about big ideas

Films

Flawed (Clip 1) by Andrea Dorfman, National Film Board of Canada We’ve got this brand new film from Andrea Dorfman that I’m really excited about called Flawed. It’s an animated short about a woman who meets a man who turns out to be a plastic surgeon which, in turn, leads our heroine to question her

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