Posts Tagged ‘Edmonton’

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Things Arab Men Say

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At a time when mass media often depicts Arab culture in reductive and negative terms, the Edmonton-based Egyptian-Canadian filmmaker Nisreen Baker has set out to fashion a more nuanced portrait of her own immediate immigrant community. Her short doc Things Arab Men Say, now in editing at the NFB’s North West Studio, is set at

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NFB films to screen at Dreamspeakers Film Festival in Edmonton

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Dreamspeakers is a film festival based in Edmonton, Alberta, showcasing films made by Aboriginal filmmakers from around the globe. This year’s edition runs June 1-4. The NFB will be presenting 4 films (both animation and live action) as well as a compilation of animated shorts by filmmakers from Nunavut (Nunavut Animation Lab). The films include

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NFB Tour: Edmonton

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I’m not usually a huge fan of talking/writing about the weather, but I believe it bears mentioning it was -29 degrees Edmonton yesterday. Good morning! I had come prepared, though, fishing up my parka and shearling-lined boots from the back of the closet, items I hadn’t seen or worn since last March, when I went

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The NFB Tour continues in the Prairies on November 22

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Vistas: Dancers of the Grass by Melanie Jackson, National Film Board of Canada The above film, Dancers of the Grass, a short film by Saskatoon filmmaker Melanie Jackson. *** Tom Perlmutter, head of the NFB, will be kicking off the West leg of the NFB Tour in Edmonton on November 22, followed by stops in

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