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The Best NFB Films of the 1940s

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With 3000+ films that you can stream for free, picking a starting point can be tricky! Enjoy a (subjective) list of the 10 best NFB films from the 1940s!

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Jazz and Cinema | Watch 5 Animated Films That’ll Soothe Your Soul

To mark the beginning of most major Canadian jazz festivals, we’ve put together a sampling of five of our best, animated shorts that celebrate the spirit of jazz.

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Watch 6 Short Films About Pianists and Pianos

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Enjoy 6 short NFB films starring the mightiest of instruments – the piano – and some of the sensitive souls who devoted their lives to mastering it for our enjoyment.

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Watch 6 films on Musical Geniuses

Enjoy a selection of films featuring six of music’s biggest names in six films that will delight your ears. Enjoy the show!

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Watch 10 NFB Films on Colour!

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After slogging through months of slush then months of puddles, we’ve finally been bequeathed some beautiful weather. In honour of the summer (and flowers and foliage) we’ve waited so long for, enjoy 10 of the NFB’s most beautiful films on colour!

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Evelyn Lambart’s centenary: celebrating Canada’s first female animation pioneer

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On the 100th anniversary of Evelyn Lambart’s birth, explore the animation pioneer’s life and work across her decades-long career at the NFB.

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It’s jazz festival season across Canada! Watch 6 must-see jazz films

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In the mood for music? Take a tour through 6 moody and melodic jazz films, just in time for jazz festival season across Canada. Oscar Peterson! Lenny Breau! Jane Bunnett! The music never stops here!

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Norman McLaren’s 100th anniversary: celebrate with us!

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This April 11th, the late acclaimed animation pioneer Norman McLaren celebrates his 100th anniversary. Join us for all the festivities!

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Frog Meets Mouse: Evelyn Lambart’s Mr. Frog Went A-Courting

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Check out Evelyn Lambart’s superb paper cutout animation about the unlikely entanglements of a frog and a pointy-snouted mouse.

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