Posts Tagged ‘The Railrodder’

The Best NFB Films of the 1960s

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With 3000+ films that you can stream for free, picking a starting point can be tricky! Enjoy a (subjective) list of the 10 best NFB films from the 1960s!

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All trains lead to… the movies!

There’s nothing like the excitement of a new adventure. So, hop aboard the NFB train, get comfortable, and let yourself be carried away with these 5 short films about trains!

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The Flashy World of Fiction

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We’re showcasing a few of the fictitiously flashy films that are floating around in our collection. Check out these 7 fab fiction films to satisfy your craving today!

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Travel Across Canada From the Comfort of Your Home

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This one’s for all you globetrotters who don’t have the time to quench your summer vacation wanderlust! Enjoy all the majesty of Canada, from sea to glorious shining sea, and travel across the country from the very comfort of your home.

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A Tribute to Comedic Genius Buster Keaton

It has been exactly 50 years since the world lost the great Buster Keaton. I view him as one of the greatest filmmakers of all time and a comedic genius. I wanted to write this tribute to say that he is far from forgotten, and here at the NFB we consider ourselves blessed to have

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Gerald Potteron; My Financial Career

Behind the scenes with Oscar®-nominated animator and filmmaker Gerald Potterton

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Get some juicy behind-the-scenes info straight from Oscar®-nominated animator and filmmaker Gerald Potteron about his illustrious career—and watch a few films, too. Potterton worked with Buster Keaton, Ivan Reitman, Colin Low, and even on The Beatles’ “Yellow Submarine” in his decades-long career.

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Summer Films, Part II: more shimmery cinema for your vacation

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Here come more of our best, sunniest, and most satisfying summer films. Got some free time on vacation? Grab a laptop and sit on the dock with these cinematic treats.

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Voice of the Fugitive

The power of stories: explore the new fiction channel on NFB.ca

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Looking for some drama, comedy, or adventure? Explore the NFB’s new fiction channel and experience the power of imaginative storytelling.

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Films on stamps / stamps on film: watch 5 films commemorated by Canada Post

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Watch them all, and then collect them all! Canada Post and the NFB present a series of permanent domestic rate stamps honouring 5 of the NFB’s most acclaimed films of all time. Watch all 5 films here.

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Nobody Waved Good-bye

The best of the best: must-watch NFB films from our online collection

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Not sure what to watch? Get to know your friendly public film producer with the best films we’ve made over our 75-year history. No lemons here! Only the best of the best.

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On Track: NFB Train Films in Pictures

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In celebration of all things locomotive, check out these archival photos and illustrations taken from some of the NFB’s essential train films. You can watch many of these films for free online at NFB.ca.

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