Posts Tagged ‘Inuit’

Take a Whale-Watching Adventure with Bill Mason

In Search of the Bowhead Whale (directed by Bill Mason) documents a World Wildlife Fund expedition in Icy Cape Alaska looking for the elusive Bowhead whale.

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Back-to-school

6 Back-to-School Films Celebrating Balance and Freedom

Education

It’s back-to-school time again! Explore 6 films on diversity, Indigenous heritage and sustainable development to help you fuel your ideas and plan your classes.

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Arctic Art | Watch 7 NFB Films on Inuit Art and Artists

Films

Discover the life and works of acclaimed Inuit artists like Kenojuak Ashevak and Andrew Qappik with this great selection of short films celebrating art from the Arctic.

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Photo Friday | Eskimo Children on Baffin Island (1957)

Celebrate Universal Children’s Day with these stunning photos from Eskimo Children on Baffin Island, by Doug Wilkinson (How to Build an Igloo).

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Debunking “Truth”: 5 Myth-Busting NFB Films

Films

Everyone loves a good myth, especially when it is proven to be patently untrue. This week on NFB.ca we are highlighting five films about myths that have been busted. Long Lance (1986) This is the incredible story of Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance. It tells the intriguing tale of this imposter’s life, from his humble

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Inuit Culture, Living History

Education

Ensure your students have a good grasp of intercultural studies by using the world’s largest inuit films collection and its study guide.

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Nowhere Land: When short films tell big stories

Production

March 4, Iqaluit. The doors have just opened at the Astro movie theatre, where Bonnie Ammaaq is about to attend the local premiere of her new short documentary Nowhere Land. Joining her for the occasion are Alicia Smith, the film’s producer, and Michelle van Beusekom, the director of the NFB’s English Program. Competition for audience

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Jack Rabbit (Norway)

Take a cinematic tour of Norway’s people, places, and stories

Films

Wanna get to know Norway through the magic of cinema? From skiing to fishing to Norwegian art and design, you’ll love this tiny nation’s persona.

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Science at the Top of the World

Education

Educators: explore rewarding, and even groundbreaking, careers in earth sciences with your students by watching Science at the Top of the World.

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Exploring the concept of identity in the classroom through Indigenous films

Education

Educators: draw inspiration from Indigenous pedagogies such as narrative approach and empathy to explore the concept of identity with your students.

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Under the Midnight Sun: Watch 3 Films About Inuit Summer Life

Films

The Canadian Arctic is not a place most of us know too well. What’s up there, really? We imagine vast white expanses, ice floes bobbing around, the odd snowmobile or polar bear. What rarely occurs to us, however, is that once a year, in the summer months, the Arctic gets summer. The ice melts, the

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Sealskin Stop Motion: Co Hoedeman’s Inuit Legends

Films

Discover Oscar-winning animator Co Hoedeman’s pair of short stop motion films illustrating Inuit legends with sealskin puppets.

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