Posts Tagged ‘Expo 67’

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Ninth Floor: A Conversation with Selwyn Jacob

Production

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

Films

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

Films

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

Films

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

Films

In the Labyrinth by Roman Kroitor by Colin Low& by Hugh O'Connor, National Film Board of Canada 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

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