Posts Tagged ‘Mina Shum’

Rent 10 Incredible Films for $1.99

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To celebrate Canadian film excellence, we and Canada Screens have a selection of films from previous TIFF editions at a discounted rental rate of $1.99!

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8 Female Directors Who Are Crushing It At the NFB

With the current conversations surrounding the abysmal under-representation of female directors in Hollywood we’ve decided to highlight the fantastic history and confidence the NFB has, and continues to have, with female directors.

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Feature Docs Take Flight at NFB

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Updated September 17, 2015 The Toronto International Film Festival, which kicked off on September 10, is celebrating its 40th birthday with a program that boasts one of the biggest documentary sections in the event’s history. Among the non-fiction titles getting world premieres is a much anticipated feature doc from Pacific & Yukon Studio, Ninth Floor,

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The NFB heads to TIFF 2015 with 7 films

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We’re back at TIFF with 7 NFB films for you to enjoy. Check out this post for trailers, showtimes, and tickets! See you at the fest!

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Creative Doc Lab: Non-fiction Spreads its Wings

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It was the NFB’s founding film commissioner, that great Scottish visionary John Grierson, who actually coined the term “documentary” — and from its inception Canada’s public producer has played a leading role in developing the genre. With the feature-length doc currently enjoying an international renaissance, the NFB has partnered with the Canadian Film Centre to

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Ninth Floor: A Conversation with Selwyn Jacob

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It was the late 60s and Montreal was still basking in the glow of Expo 67, its great moment in the international spotlight — and then came the biggest student uprising in Canada’s history. The Sir George Williams Affair, as it came to be known, started quietly when a few Caribbean students at Sir George

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Ninth Floor Strikes Archival Gold

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The sound was rough, the image blurred — but the content was gold. Editor Carmen Pollard had already completed a rough cut of Ninth Floor, Mina Shum’s feature doc about the Sir George Williams Affair, when a key new piece of visual history came to light. “More than great archival imagery, it was evidence, and

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English Program: Five to Watch in ’15

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Get an overview of 5 projects in production at the National Film Board of Canada – including new docs, interactives, and the NFB’s very first featured animated documentary.

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