Posts Tagged ‘International Women’s Day’

International Women's Day

International Women’s Day at the NFB


Join us for a cinematic trip through the history of feminist struggle as we celebrate International Women’s Day at the NFB.


International Women’s Day: A World in which Women Matter


The following is a guest post from Ravida Din, Director General of English Program. Prior to holding her current position, Ravida worked as both a producer and executive producer at the NFB since 2007. During this time, she produced Pink Ribbons, Inc., The Boxing Girls of Kabul, Payback and Up the Yangtze in co-production with more »


Women and Film: A Tribute to the Female Pioneers of the NFB


During the early 1940s, women occupied a marginal—if not non-existent—role in production at the National Film Board of Canada. At the time, the NFB was primarily engaged in producing propaganda films to counter Nazi ideology, and educational titles designed to interpret Canada to Canadians. Founded by government decree in 1939, the NFB was first headed more »

When the Day Breaks (Amanda Forbis)

Women in Animation: Facts and Perceptions


NFB animation producer Julie Roy looks at how women have fared in the animation world, both here at the NFB and in the industry at large.


International Women’s Day: Know Your History!


In honour of International Women’s Day on March 8, we’re pleased to present a week-long lineup of NFB films by and about women. One of the things that makes me most proud to work here is our long-standing commitment to women. From Evelyn Lambart to Terre Nash to Alanis Obomsawin to  Karen Cho, we have more »