Posts Tagged ‘Terence Macartney-Filgate’


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.

koenig header

In memoriam: Wolf Koenig (1927-2014)


Explore the life and work of Canadian filmmaker, producer, cinematographer, animator, and overall cinema pioneer Wolf Koenig.


Watch 2 Influential Documentaries: Lonely Boy and The Back-breaking Leaf


The Globe and Mail recently compiled their list of the most influential, must-watch documentaries ever made since 1895. It was exciting to have 2 NFB classics included! One of the films that made the list, Lonely Boy, was featured on our blog last month. Wolf Koenig and Roman Kroitor‘s 1962 documentary let us peek inside

The Days Before Christmas

Pre-Christmas Madness, Montreal, 1958

Christmas came exceptionally early for me this year. I was in Haiti at the end of November, and Christmas was in full sway there, already. (Haiti is, amongst other things, fervently Christian.) Businesses, from gas stations to restaurants, were decorated with every manner of artificial fir branches laden with fake snow and shiny ornaments. On


The future is inside your sock: How people, through documentaries, can make a difference


The following is a guest post by Claire Ward. Can one film really change the world? It’s a tough question—one that invites both idealism and cynicism. But those polarities weren’t present at the first ever Doc Talks panel on Tuesday, where three documentary filmmakers were asked to give their views on what is no doubt a


We recommend

Share this post:

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on RedditEmail this to someone