Posts Tagged ‘Canadian Literature’

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5 films on literature: Atwood, Kerouac, Mowat, and more…

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Bookworms unite! Watch 5 revealing and inspiring documentaries about some of the world’s greatest writers. You may even learn something new about a favourite writer you thought you knew.

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Irving Layton, Canadian Poet Extraordinaire

Films

March 12, 2012, will mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of the great Canadian poet Irving Layton. To commemorate this occasion, we are adding Donald Winkler’s 1986 documentary Poet: Irving Layton Observed to the NFB.ca screening room. It focuses on Layton discussing his work and giving readings of his most famous poems. This film more »