Posts Tagged ‘China’

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Impressions of China: NFB Restores McWilliams’ First Doc

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It was 1972, the month of May, and an adventurous group of high school students and teachers from Hamilton, Ontario, boarded an Asia-bound plane and quietly made history. At a time when western perceptions of Maoist China were shaped by Cold War politics, they became the first such group to visit the country since the 1949

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Celebrate the Year of the Monkey With 20 Gorgeous Images from 1973 China

Happy New Year! A lucky and prosperous year to all. A bit of context before you feast your eyes. In the summer of 1973, a small NFB crew was granted permission to enter Maoist China to film. The occasion was a ping-pong tournament involving young Canadians. Our film Ping-Pong (French only) is the result of this Chinese

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The Apology Revisits Issue of WWII Sexual Slavery

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Historians generally refer to them as “the comfort women,” but the term hardly begins to describe the horror they endured. Tiffany Hsiung has come to think of them as “the grandmothers.” For over five years the young Toronto-based filmmaker (above left) has been unpacking their painful and unresolved history, gradually winning the trust of women

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Hockey: The Great Canadian Game… As Seen by the NFB

Films

Game on! Explore a selection of our films on hockey, produced over 75 years, ranging from documentary shorts to animated films.

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China Mission: The Story of a Great Canadian

Films

When one views images of life in China today, one sees a country that is highly industrialized and on its way to becoming a modern society. Yet this transition has been a long time in coming. China was, for all intents and purposes, stuck in the “middle ages” until as recently as the early 1900s;

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Thunderbirds in China: When hockey west met hockey east

Films

The story of the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds hockey tour through China

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