Posts Tagged ‘Paul Cowan’

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Mark Remembrance Day with 5 War Films for $0.99 Each!


Commemorate Remembrance Day with a selection of 5 films that cover the unknown stories from the First and Second World Wars and Afghanistan.


Stories From Our Land: Iqaluit Log (Part 1)


The following is a guest post by Carrie Haber. In November, I flew from Montreal to Iqaluit as an instructor for the NFB/Nunavut Film Development Corporation’s Stories From Our Land workshop. 29 participants showed up from North and South Baffin communities to plan, shoot and edit ‘micro-documentaries’ on subjects close to their hearts. They were

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A coffee shop chat with filmmaker Paul Cowan

Paul Cowan is a Canadian filmmaker who spent many years working at the NFB. He retired from the Film Board in 2009, after directing Paris 1919, a film adaptation of Margaret MacMillan’s Peacemakers: The Paris Peace Conference of 1919 and Its Attempt to End War. Cowan’s NFB career was prolific and celebrated. His film Going