Posts Tagged ‘Jean Beaudin’

Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards 2017 | Watch 7 Short Docs on Famous Canadians

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This year, seven of Canada’s greatest performing arts stars and champions were awarded a Governor General’s Performing Arts Award, a prestigious annual distinction presented in collaboration with the National Arts Center. As is now tradition, we produced a series of short documentary films that celebrate the artistic achievements of this year’s laureates.

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A Brief History of the NFB at the Cannes Film Festival

Films

With the 2017 Cannes Film Festival coming to a close this Sunday, enjoy a list of 10 NFB films that have crossed the Croissette and taken home one of Cannes’s most prestigious prizes.

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Memory Rediscovered: The 1976 Montreal Olympics

*This post is a translation. Read the French original here. Forty years ago, on July 17, 1976 to be exact, the eyes of the entire world were fixed on Montréal. In an Olympic Stadium filled to maximum capacity, the athletes from 92 countries filed in under their respective colours and flags in front of an

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J.A. Martin Photographer: A 19th-Century Love Story

Films

One of the most beautiful features ever produced by the NFB is also one of its most successful films. It was screened in some 16 countries, won awards at several festivals, including Cannes, played theatrically in Montreal for 27 weeks, and was praised far and wide. Yet this feature is little known in most of

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