Posts Tagged ‘culture’

Francophonie

Discover La Francophonie through 5 NFB Titles

Education

Mark the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie with this selection of titles that give teachers and students a newfound appreciation for the diversity of francophone voices across Canada.

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Michaëlle Jean: A Woman of Purpose | Interview with Jean-Daniel Lafond

We all know the Governor General of Canada’s role is to represent the Queen, but how well do we know the position really? What are the constitutional and ceremonial duties involved? Can the appointment have real impact for Canadians? The NFB has just launched an intimate and sensitive doc that answers these questions and many more. Titled

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The Faith Project: Exploring Critical Issues

Education

The Faith Project is a timely resource for teachers who wish to cultivate understanding of faith communities through the development of media literacy skills. The film-based documentary project enables students to explore prayer and ritual in the modern world through the lenses of seven traditions.

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Exploring the concept of identity in the classroom through Indigenous films

Education

Educators: draw inspiration from Indigenous pedagogies such as narrative approach and empathy to explore the concept of identity with your students.

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NFB/interactive | How Do You Pray?

InteractiveNews

* This is a guest post by Shiraz Janjua, Associate Producer I admit it: I struggle with prayer. The month of Ramadan is coming up in the Islamic calendar, which means I’ll be fasting from sunrise to sunset everyday for 30 days. (If you’re counting, that’s no food or drink from 4 a.m. to 9

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