Posts Tagged ‘Expo 67’

Revisit 60s fashion—Expo 67 style!

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To mark Expo 67 and as part of the festivities surrounding the 375th of Montreal (happy birthday!), the McCord Museum and the NFB have teamed up to suggest you dive into 1960s fashion.

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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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EXPO 67 LIVE, a journey in time and memory by Karine Lanoie-Brien

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Fifty years ago, Montreal opened its doors to the world for the most significant cultural event in its history: Expo 67. The year 2017 also marks the city’s 375th anniversary as well as Canada’s 150th… All the more reasons to celebrate Montreal’s unforgettable world fair!

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Ninth Floor: A Conversation with Selwyn Jacob

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It was the late 60s and Montreal was still basking in the glow of Expo 67, its great moment in the international spotlight — and then came the biggest student uprising in Canada’s history. The Sir George Williams Affair, as it came to be known, started quietly when a few Caribbean students at Sir George

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Technology in cinema: 5 NFB films that changed the game

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The NFB has consistently harnessed the powers of the latest and greatest gadgets and techniques. Watch 5 films that made technological history!

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Celebrate summer vacation with Summer Films: Part I

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Got a lazy afternoon to spend with us? Check out these these funny, inspiring, beautiful, and relaxing summer films during your summer vacation.

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YUL 871: A Feature Film for the 1960s

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Starting with the release of Drylanders in 1963, both the English and French programs at the National Film Board began to produce modestly priced feature films for the nation’s cinema screens. At first, most of these features were shot on 16mm, with small crews and a great deal of ad-libbed dialogue. Some films, like Nobody

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The NFB and World Fairs, pt. 1: Montreal and Expo 67

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oehttp://www.nfb.ca/film/In_the_Labyrinth/ This is the first of a 4-part series documenting the NFB’s involvement with World Fairs, from Montreal to Shanghai. It was written by Marc St-Pierre, our French Collection analyst. – CW “Expo Year” (Montreal, 1967) Many Montrealers fondly recall the 1967 World’s Fair, held to celebrate Canada’s centennial. Expo, as it is commonly called

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