Posts Tagged ‘environment’

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Environmental Sustainability Education through NFB Films and Events

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Written by Ashley Catania, NFB Education Specialist, and Claudia Sicondolfo, NFB Education Team Leader Though the winter snows may soon blanket everything in white, we know that educators will still be looking for ways to teach inspired “green” lessons. Read on for a few brief descriptions of NFB teaching resources related to the environment as more »

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Best Films of the Year for Kids and Teens

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By Tey Cottingham, Advisor, NFB Education Team Are you curious to know which Canadian books and DVDs the Canadian Children’s Book Centre has selected as the best of the year for kids and teens? Are you also curious about which NFB films, in particular, were deemed by their review jury to be the best of more »

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Friday staff pick: What on Earth!

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This Friday staff pick was selected by Marc Lavallée, Analyst, Internet Applications for NFB.ca. My favourite NFB animated film is What on Earth! made in 1964. It’s no longer a film just for kids. Every adult aged 17 to 97 should see this little gem or see it again. Through seemingly innocuous humour, the film more »

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Climate change and The Arctic Circle: Have we already passed the point of no return?

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The following is a guest post by Tanya Koivusalo. On Wednesday April 7, the Toronto Mediatheque is screening The Arctic Circle as part of the Green Screens series. The entire film will also air on Discovery HD on April 21 at 7 pm & 8 pm. Shot in some of the world’s most desolate and more »

Waterlife: Catch the wave

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Waterlife opens in theatres today in Toronto at the Varsity and Canada Square. Celebrate World Environment Day by watching this film about the last great fresh water supply on earth.

The NFB celebrates Earth Day

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St. Lawrence: Stairway to the Sea by Jacques-Yves Cousteau & by Jacques Gagn?, National Film Board of Canada April 22 is Earth Day. One billion people around the world celebrate by engaging in projects or events designed to address environmental issues. It’s a day for us to step back and appreciate this great planet of more »