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