Posts Tagged ‘Circle of the Sun’

#Eclipse2017 Watch | Total Eclipse of the Sun☀️

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If you’re like us, then we know you’re already preparing for August 21’s total solar eclipse—the first in North America since 1979! Get in the eclipse mood with a great selection of films that touch on our neighbourhood star—and you don’t need any protective eyewear to watch!

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Photo Friday | Inside the Blood Indians’ Sun Dance

Directed by the one and only Colin Low in 1960, Circle of the Sun is a rare invitation to a gathering of the Blood Indians of Alberta. The doc features a very young (and very dapper) Pete Standing Alone, then an outsider to his own culture – a man vastly more interested in rodeos than

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Colin Low (1926-2016) | The NFB and Canada Lose a True Pioneer of Cinema

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Canada has lost a giant of cinema with the passing of Colin Low, who died in Montreal on February 24 at the age of 89. Born on July 24, 1926, in Cardston, Alberta, Mr. Low pioneered breakthroughs across virtually every genre of film, during an illustrious career at the National Film Board of Canada (NFB)

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Download 5 Films on Canada’s Indigenous Peoples for $0.99 Each!

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Looking to learn more about the incredible traditions, stories, and history of Canada’s Indigenous peoples? Enjoy our selection of 5 films that you can download for just $0.99 each!

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Director Narcisse Blood introduces new Pete Standing Alone documentary

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Narcisse Blood is a Blood Indian teacher and filmmaker working and living in Southern Alberta. He recently directed Round Up, a documentary about Pete Standing Alone, a remarkable man who is the main subject of 2 other NFB documentaries, Circle of the Sun (1960), and Standing Alone (1982), by the equally remarkable Colin Low. The

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NFB Classics: Circle of the Sun

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I’m in the middle of transcribing notes from an interview I did last week with Narcisse Blood. Narcisse is a filmmaker and educator living in Southwestern Alberta. He recently directed Round Up, a film we’ll be launching on NFB.ca next week. For an hour, Narcisse and I chatted about all sorts of things, from his

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