Posts Tagged ‘photos’

Photo Friday | The Trenches of World War I

100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge | Reflect on the price of war with these incredible stills from Claude Cloutier’s short animation The Trenches (2010).

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Photo Friday | Spring Fun and Games

Jump into spring with these fun, carefree photos of young girls at play in the backstreets of Montreal in the mid-1970s.

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Photo Friday | Bill Mason’s Face of the Earth

If anyone could brings rocks to life, it was Bill Mason.

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Photo Friday | Colin Low’s Fogo Island In Colour

Travel to magical Fogo Island with these never-seen-before photos shot by legendary NFB filmmaker Colin Low in 1967.

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Photo Friday | Wilderness Survival in Fort Nelson, BC

Enjoy these few photos that show R.C.A.F. airmen being taught how to stay alive in the event of a wilderness crash in Fort Nelson, BC, in 1953.

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Photo Friday | The Days Before Christmas

Take a quick break from your holiday preparations with these magical pictures from The Days Before Christmas (1958). Directed by 3 NFB heavyweights (Stanley Jackson, Wolf Koenig and Terence Macartney-Filgate), the film is a sweeping overview of the city of Montreal during the few days leading up to Christmas, in the year 1958. oehttps://www.nfb.ca/film/the_days_before_christmas/ The film,

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Photo Friday | Diggers of the Deep

Around the world, many miners celebrate December 4 as Miners Day and commemorate their patron saint, St. Barbara, requesting her continuing protection for their daily work

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Photo Friday | Eskimo Children on Baffin Island (1957)

Celebrate Universal Children’s Day with these stunning photos from Eskimo Children on Baffin Island, by Doug Wilkinson (How to Build an Igloo).

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Photo Friday | Inside the Blood Indians’ Sun Dance

Directed by the one and only Colin Low in 1960, Circle of the Sun is a rare invitation to a gathering of the Blood Indians of Alberta. The doc features a very young (and very dapper) Pete Standing Alone, then an outsider to his own culture – a man vastly more interested in rodeos than

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Photo Friday | High Tide in Newfoundland

Photo Friday! Discover a series of stunning black-and-white photographs documenting the fishing industry in Newfoundland in the mid-1950s.

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Photo Friday | First Day of School, Montreal, 1962

Take a stroll around a Montreal working-class neighbourhood on the first day of class with these photos from September Five at Saint-Henri (1962.)

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Photo Friday | Inside Ontario’s Tobacco Harvest in the Late Fifties

The Back-breaking Leaf // Celebrate World Photo Day with this stunning series of black-and-white photos documenting the tobacco harvest in Ontario in the late fifties.

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