Posts Tagged ‘residential schools’

Cold Journey: A feature on residential schools

Films

The feature film Cold Journey (1975) started out with the best of intentions but failed to find its audience in commercial cinemas. It scored much better in community screenings throughout the country. This is its complicated story.

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Birth of a Family Confronts Legacy of the Sixties Scoop

Production

It’s September 16, 2015, a busy Wednesday afternoon at the Calgary International Airport. A small NFB crew is about to document an extraordinary encounter — a crucial early scene in Birth of a Family, a doc currently in production at the North West Studio. As incoming passengers stream into the arrival hall, director Tasha Hubbard

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The agony and the ecstasy: 5 films about running

Films

Discover the physical, mental, and spiritual dimensions of running in 5 cinematic gems about athletes who run for their lives.

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Repurposing the Archive: 4 NFB Films by contemporary artists at the 2015 Aboriginal Pavilion

News

This summer, 4 globally-acclaimed contemporary artists use the NFB archives to create new short films that will be exhibited at the Aboriginal Pavilion in Toronto from July 10th to 26th, 2015. If you’re a lover of all things experimental, a contemporary art enthusiast, or a fan of remix culture, you’ll definitely want to catch these.

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Niigaanibatowaad: FrontRunners, carrying the torch

Education

The coming Pan Am Games provide an excellent opportunity to examine with your students the injustice experienced by 10 Indigenous frontrunners in 1967.

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We Were Children: Reactions from Residential School Survivors and Other Viewers

FilmsNews

Discover powerful comments left by Residential School survivors and other viewers after watching our 2012 film, We Were Children.

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