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How to use technology as a tool for social change

oe Today I put a small selection of films online from the Filmmaker-in-Residence box set. This project, which was led by filmmaker Katerina Cizek, is kind of like a modern-day version of the NFB’s famous Challenge for Change project, which introduced video as a means of instigating change within a community. Katerina’s project involved spending


Behind the scenes of the animated short Tying Your Own Shoes


The following is a guest post by Tanya Koivusalo. oe The Project The NFB Mediatheque in Toronto is thrilled to present two special events this March Break as part of the launch of the animated documentary Tying Your Own Shoes (TYOS), about four adult artists with Down syndrome. The film received its world premiere at

MORE... launches The Champions Series


Today we’re launching The Champions, Parts 1, 2 and 3, Donald Brittain’s seminal documentary series on the lives of Pierre Elliott Trudeau and René Lévesque. The online release of these films coincides with the date (April 20, 1968) that Pierre Elliott Trudeau first took office as prime minister of Canada. In crafting these films, producer

MORE... Launches Playlist Contest


It’s been almost two weeks since our official launch and we’re still in awe of the incredible response we’ve had to The comments we’ve read – both on our blog and on others across the Web – have been incredible and have really made all our hard work worthwhile. We want to thank you


Wow! What a turnout…


On January 21, we had the official launch for We invited everyone to come check us out and wow…what a response! The reaction from the media and the general public has been astounding, and we couldn’t be more appreciative. Due to the unprecedented increase in traffic, we’ve been experiencing some growing pains. We knew


And we’re live…


Welcome to, our new national online Screening Room. We’ve been hard at work for over a year to make this site a reality and we’re thrilled that the day has finally come! The Screening Room is meant to make the NFB’s collection of films accessible to all those who want to see them. We’ll


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