Posts Tagged ‘Black History Month’


Black History Month: Watch 13 films that inspire, challenge, inform, and entertain


Delve into the NFB’s rich collection of shorts, animations, and feature docs on the history of black communities and cultures across Canada and abroad.


Black History Month: 45 Canadian libraries to offer free screenings of Mighty Jerome


The film Mighty Jerome, by Charles Officer, will be shown at free screenings throughout Black History Month this February at more than 45 libraries across the country. Some of the screenings will take place with the director or other guests in attendance. The feature doc tells the story of the rise, fall and redemption of


NFB’s PixStop app for the iPad 2 – Your classroom’s “mobile studio”


The following is a guest post by Kathy Sperberg. If you had told me when I was growing up that learning could happen with the touch of a finger instead of pencil to paper with a fat eraser at the ready, I would have laughed it off as fantasy. But then again, I’m an analog


Black History Month


The following is a guest post by Aisling Chin-Yee. In celebration of Black History Month, take a look at Sobaz Benjamin‘s short film, Making It.  The film looks at the career paths of a few Black youths. The subjects – who were first interviewed in 1984 – are now in their 40s, and they look


The NFB Celebrates Black History Month


February is Black History Month – the perfect time for us to share films from our collection that celebrate and explore this rich culture and history. Hungu,  by Nicolas Brault, is a beautifully crafted short that uses sand animation to tell the story of a mother whose soul is resurrected by music to return strength