Posts Tagged ‘Immigration’

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Teaching Canadian identity, nationhood, and media literacy with Shameless Propaganda

Education

Discover the NFB’s WWII-era propaganda effort, and get ideas for teaching about Canadian identity and nationhood to secondary students.

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Things Arab Men Say

Production

At a time when mass media often depicts Arab culture in reductive and negative terms, the Edmonton-based Egyptian-Canadian filmmaker Nisreen Baker has set out to fashion a more nuanced portrait of her own immediate immigrant community. Her short doc Things Arab Men Say, now in editing at the NFB’s North West Studio, is set at

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5 Tips for Discussing Cultural Diversity at School

Education

Using NFB films, discuss some of the challenges that cultural diversity may play in everyday life for students.

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Movement and music: explore the power of dance in 5 films

Films

Dance your worries away with these 5 NFB films that explore the powerful connection between music and the human body in motion.

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Enter the urban jungle: watch 5 films on the cities of the world

Films

The cinema and cities are natural partners. Get to know the world’s most dynamic metropolises in 5 riveting films.

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4 New Study Guides for Spring

Education

Explore a variety of new study guides for classroom use, accompanying such recent NFB films as My Prairie Home, Last Chance, and Poppety in the Fall.

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