Posts Tagged ‘hockey’

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Olympic Fever: watch 9 films about winter sports

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Delve into the NFB’s rich collection of winter sports films as you cheer on our athletes striving for Olympic gold.

"Heres Hockey!" and "The Sweater"

Hockey: The Great Canadian Game… As Seen by the NFB

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Game on! Explore a selection of our films on hockey, produced over 75 years, ranging from documentary shorts to animated films.

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The Lockout Sweater, by This Hour Has 22 Minutes

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We Canadians are a resilient people. We stoically endure winter. We deal with ridiculously short, mosquito-rich summers. But one thing that is starting to exhaust our collective mojo is this endless NHL lockout, which bewilderingly reached Day 88 today. Eighty-eight days! That is so long that even traditional hockey widows, initially thrilled by the lack more »

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The Sweater Gets Symphonic Treatment in Toronto

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Roch Carrier’s The Hockey Sweater, a story about a young Montreal hockey fan who is mistakenly sent the wrong jersey and forced by his mom to wear it, is being interpreted by the Toronto Symphonic Orchestra (TSO) for the very first time this May. The classic tale, which many view as a parable about French-English more »

Thunderbirds in China: When hockey west met hockey east

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The story of the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds hockey tour through China

Is hockey a religion in Montreal? You be the judge.

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NFB.ca’s designer and avid hockey fan Mivil Deschênes asks if hockey in Montreal is a religion. And he makes a pretty compelling argument…

Own a piece of The Sweater

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Animator/Illustrator Sheldon Cohen has decided to sell off 72 pieces of original artwork from his classic film, The Sweater. This is a great opportunity for hockey fans, animation aficionados and art collectors in general. The prints range from $150 to $500. For more information, and to see all the works available for sale, visit Sheldon more »