Posts Tagged ‘Corral’

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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Pony Up: Watch 3 Incredible Horse Films on NFB.ca

Get your gallop on and enjoy these these 3 top-notch documentaries on man’s “other” best friend, the horse.

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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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Jovana Jankovic and her favourite movies

Gotta go! Say goodbye to NFB blogger Jovana with a few of her favourite flicks

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Want to know what your friendly neighbourhood NFB blogger Jovana recommends? Explore the best of the best in the NFB’s online collection of films.

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In memoriam: Wolf Koenig (1927-2014)

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Explore the life and work of Canadian filmmaker, producer, cinematographer, animator, and overall cinema pioneer Wolf Koenig.

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Ride ’em, cowboy! Check out 5 films about the Wild West

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Bust out into the open prairies with some of the world’s best—and funniest—cowboys in this selection of films about life as a ridin’ cowboy.

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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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5 NFB Films About Summer

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Summer in Canada is a thing as fickle and elusive as it is glorious. Lakes thaw, wild flowers bloom and neon-white feet venture out of doors in sandals sans wool socks. Yay! But time is of the essence. Blink, and you could miss it. Like my friend Wayne in Saskatchewan says, “I really hope summer

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