Posts Tagged ‘Canada’

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Controversial Newfoundland Politician Danny Williams in the Hot Seat

Films

The colourful and controversial former premier of Newfoundland, Danny Williams, answers 5 questions about his life philosophy and the new Danny documentary.

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Curling Fever | Watch Gone Curling on NFB.ca

Films

Sweep! Sweep! Sweep! Travel to Eston, Saskatchewan, with this vintage comedy short that zooms in on a unique and truly Canadian sport: curling.

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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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Success Isn’t Everything, But It’s A Pretty Sweet Thing

Production

Find out why we’re so pleased by festivals success for Animation Studio films this autumn!

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The Animation Studio Production Blog!

Production

Check out the sparklingly new NFB Animation Studio production blog!

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Canada Day Challenge… Accepted!

Education

Meet our dynamic contest winner! Many talented students participated in the Canada Day Challenge, and you can hear all about Sarah’s experience. Maybe you should enter next year, too. Spread the word!

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Canada’s Prime Ministers: History in the classroom

Education

Explore a series of documentaries for the Canadian high school curriculum on political rivals Pierre Elliott Trudeau and René Lévesque. This collaborative effort of the National Film Board and Library and Archives Canada (LAC) brings a host of valuable resources to the classroom, including the documentary series, a full collection of digital images and documents from LAC, and fact sheets about each of Canada’s prime ministers.

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Stampede Fever Forever: Watch 3 Films About Cowboys and Rodeos

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Despite the fact its grounds and racetrack were recently under water, the 101st edition of the Calgary Stampede opened today as planned. Even as floodwaters from the nearby Elbow River submerged large swaths of Southern Alberta, Stampede chairman Bob Thompson said last week the Stampede would proceed no matter what. “Throughout our entire history, we

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Watch Docs About Rare Fruits, Horse Racing and Prostitution Laws in Libraries This Fall

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The NFB Film Club is presenting quite a lineup for film fans in fall 2013—a varied offering of short films and features, including plenty of new releases. You will be captivated by Oscar-nominated director Sarah Polley’s highly acclaimed Stories We Tell, which explores the secrets of a family of storytellers. This is a remarkable and

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Best Films of the Year for Kids and Teens

Education

By Tey Cottingham, Advisor, NFB Education Team Are you curious to know which Canadian books and DVDs the Canadian Children’s Book Centre has selected as the best of the year for kids and teens? Are you also curious about which NFB films, in particular, were deemed by their review jury to be the best of

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Great Fall for Film in Canada’s Public Libraries

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The NFB Film Club has just announced its autumn program and it looks like libraries from coast to coast are poised for a fun and film-filled fall. The Film Club is a program that make the NFB’s film collection accessible to Canadian public libraries. For Fall 2012, it is offering an exciting selection of documentaries

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A cross-Canada adventure to showcase CAMPUS!

Education

From January to March of this year, NFB National Workshop Facilitator Jessie Curell travelled across Canada, connecting with as many educators as possible, and telling them about the National Film Board of Canada and CAMPUS, the new home of NFB Education launched on January 27. Nine provinces, 1 territory, 27,000 teachers, 17 flights, 8 rental

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