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Canada at 150: Classic Photo Reportage Goes Interactive


The classic art of photo reportage gets a new lease on life in Canada at 150 – an interactive production that’s among a number of anniversary projects currently in the works at the NFB. “Still photography has its own unique power and it’s been a key asset in interactive creation from very beginning,” says Nicholas


The Apology Revisits Issue of WWII Sexual Slavery


Historians generally refer to them as “the comfort women,” but the term hardly begins to describe the horror they endured. Tiffany Hsiung has come to think of them as “the grandmothers.” For over five years the young Toronto-based filmmaker (above left) has been unpacking their painful and unresolved history, gradually winning the trust of women

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Fort Mac Dreamin’


The recent dramatic drop in world oil prices may be playing havoc with economic forecasts, but it has upped the creative stakes in Limit is the Sky, a feature doc about Fort McMurray that has just wrapped its final shoot. Established as a 19th century fur trade post, Fort Mac is now the epicentre of

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Debris: Disaster Movie as Art


Beachcombing is both a job and a passion for Pete Clarkson. As a park worker on the wild and beautiful outer coast of Vancouver Island, he’s been picking up marine debris for decades – and as an intertidal artist, he transforms it into joyous and light-hearted artwork. But since 2011 he’s been confronted with a more


“Revenge is a Dead End”


With Grassroots in Drylands, a new feature doc from Quebec-Atlantic Studio, Helene Klodawsky goes to the Middle East — and returns with a welcome message of hope. The project brings her back to the region where she made her first feature doc in 1988 — Shoot and Cry, about a young Israeli conscript in the


Introducing the NFB’s Atlantic-Quebec Studio…


Find out how the NFB’s Atlantic-Quebec Studio is exactly like chocolate bark.

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9 Acclaimed New NFB Films for Children and Youth, for Your Classroom and Library Collection


The American Library Association has selected the NFB animated films Big Drive, 55 Socks and Kali the Little Vampire for its 2013 list of Notable Children’s Videos. In addition, the Canadian Children’s Book Centre has included the NFB titles Big Mouth, A Sea Turtle Story, The Chocolate Farmer, Petra’s Poem, Pink Ribbons, Inc. and Surviving


Animation Open House at the NFB studio in Montreal on October 25


oe On Monday, October 25, the NFB will be hosting an Animation Open House. From 1 pm to 5 pm, the studio will open its doors to the public at our Montreal headquarters (3155 Cote de Liesse Road). The animation studios were founded in 1941, 2 years after the NFB itself. In the early decades,


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