Posts Tagged ‘Colin Low’

A Cosmic Odyssey

Strap yourselves in and prepare for lift-off as we offer you a list of four cosmic themed films that are positively out of this world.

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The Masters Series: Colin Low

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Discover Colin Low, one of the pillars of the NFB; a man whose career included work on more than 200 productions, spanning a 60-year career.

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The history of Expo 67’s Labyrinth Pavilion

A highlight of Montreal’s Expo 67 was certainly the creation of the Labyrinth Pavilion by the NFB. Come and take a look inside!

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A Brief History of the NFB at the Cannes Film Festival

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With the 2017 Cannes Film Festival coming to a close this Sunday, enjoy a list of 10 NFB films that have crossed the Croissette and taken home one of Cannes’s most prestigious prizes.

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Explore the Universe with the NFB!

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Filmmakers have always been obsessed with exploring the cosmos and the science of space. Enjoy five films about the secrets of our vast universe!

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Photo Friday | Colin Low’s Fogo Island In Colour

Travel to magical Fogo Island with these never-seen-before photos shot by legendary NFB filmmaker Colin Low in 1967.

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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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Photo Friday | Young, Wild and Free: Hanging Out With Fogo’s Children

Fogo is an island that lies off the northeast coast of Newfoundland, in the Atlantic Ocean. Though only about 25 km long and 14 km wide, the island has always fascinated anyone brave and determined enough to set foot there… or blessed enough to have entered the world there. The NFB’s own Colin Low (1926-2016) was one

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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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Back at the Ranch: The Grasslands Project

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Few motorists speeding along the straight stretch between Regina and Calgary ever venture off the Trans Canada Highway to explore the grasslands to the south. “It’s off the beaten track, unknown to most outsiders, and that’s one of the motivating factors behind The Grasslands Project,” says filmmaker Scott Parker. “We get to shed light on

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Jack Rabbit (Norway)

Take a cinematic tour of Norway’s people, places, and stories

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Wanna get to know Norway through the magic of cinema? From skiing to fishing to Norwegian art and design, you’ll love this tiny nation’s persona.

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