Posts Tagged ‘NFB’

Jay Cardinal Villeneuve Tackles Unholy History

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Jay Cardinal Villeneuve got the idea while working with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The Cree/Métis filmmaker had been hired by the Commission to record testimony from adult survivors of Canada’s residential schools system and among those who came forward to tell their stories was Lena Wandering Spirit.

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Kyma Power of Waves

The Kyma Legend: A Voyage through the World of Waves

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Inspired by the immersive experience Kyma, Power of Waves, presented at the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium in Montreal, this blog post explores the phenomenon of waves in their many different forms through 360° video clips.

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Western Gaze: 4 to Watch from North West Studio

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The little-known story of Alberta’s Black pioneers, a darkly entertaining animation about the Hudson’s Bay Company and an interactive story shot in Cambodia are among projects currently in the works at Edmonton’s North West Studio. Here are four titles to watch for in the coming months. Skin for Skin: Heritage Moment Goes Gothic As the governor-in-chief

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Rose's Notebook - First World War

Rose’s Notebook and the Great War: Last Episode

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Discover Rose’s Notebook. This historical series follows Rose Dubois, a young French Canadian archivist. She describes her daily life and her thoughts as First World War is unfolding.

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Explore First World War with Rose’s Notebook (9/10)

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Discover Rose’s Notebook. This historical series follows Rose Dubois, a young French Canadian archivist. She describes her daily life and her thoughts as First World War is unfolding.

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New Voices, Necessary Stories: NFB at Hot Docs 2017

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Documentary is Canada’s national art form because the history of our cinema — and, in important ways, the history of our country — has been written in documentary. If you want to understand the Canadian psyche, you have to watch Canadian documentaries. So states Marc Glassman, editor of POV Magazine, writing in a special spring

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Rose’s Notebook: A Resource to Teach the History of the Great War (8/10)

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Discover Rose’s Notebook. This historical series follows Rose Dubois, a young French Canadian archivist. She describes her daily life and her thoughts as World War I is unfolding.

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Pete Clarkson Debris blog

Tsunami Debris Sparks Action and Creative Learning Opportunities for Students

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Inspire your students by following artist Pete Clarkson in his effort to make sense of the tsunami debris washing up on the shores of Canada.

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NFB & UK’s National Theatre Collaborate on VR Doc

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Among the productions premiering in the 2017 edition of Storyscapes – the Tribeca Festival’s showcase of new immersive media – is Draw Me Close, a striking hybrid of creative non-fiction VR and live performance from Jordan Tannahill, one of the most inventive voices in contemporary Canadian theatre.

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Revisit WWI’s History Through Rose’s Notebook (7/10)

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Discover Rose’s Notebook. This historical series follows Rose Dubois, a young French Canadian archivist. She describes her daily life and her thoughts as World War I is unfolding.

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Discover La Francophonie through 5 NFB Titles

Education

Mark the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie with this selection of titles that give teachers and students a newfound appreciation for the diversity of francophone voices across Canada.

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Oscars® 2017 | Stream Theodore Ushev’s Blind Vaysha on NFB.ca

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Catch a free stream of Theodore Ushev’s Oscar®-nominated short Blind Vaysha on NFB.ca from February 19-26, 2017. (Canada only.)

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