Posts Tagged ‘Universe’

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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#Eclipse2017 Watch | Total Eclipse of the Sun☀️

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If you’re like us, then we know you’re already preparing for August 21’s total solar eclipse—the first in North America since 1979! Get in the eclipse mood with a great selection of films that touch on our neighbourhood star—and you don’t need any protective eyewear to watch!

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#Canada150 | What Do We Seek As Canadians?

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To help mark #Canada150, the NFB is offering up special online programming and public events across the country that put Canadians in touch with their nation’s stories. Our third installment, What We Seek, celebrates our thirst for knowledge and discovery, and celebrates the intrepid expeditions and great Canadian inventions.

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Explore the Universe with the NFB!

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Filmmakers have always been obsessed with exploring the cosmos and the science of space. Enjoy five films about the secrets of our vast universe!

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Colin Low (1926-2016) | The NFB and Canada Lose a True Pioneer of Cinema

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Canada has lost a giant of cinema with the passing of Colin Low, who died in Montreal on February 24 at the age of 89. Born on July 24, 1926, in Cardston, Alberta, Mr. Low pioneered breakthroughs across virtually every genre of film, during an illustrious career at the National Film Board of Canada (NFB)

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May The Force Be With—D’Oh! The NFB in Pop Culture

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What do The Simpsons, Star Wars and drugged-out spiders all have in common? Check out all the NFB’s pop culture shout-outs in one convenient location.

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Need film recommendations? We’ve got you covered.

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Ever feel like your favourite streaming service just isn’t making the right recommendations for you? Check out our helpful list for a Canadian twist to your movie consumption!

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Watch 6 stellar Oscar® nominees that missed out on the top prize

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It’s Oscar® season and the buzz is in the air. Want to know what else has been up for the top prize over the years? Watch 6 of our 73 (!) nominated films!

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In memoriam: Wolf Koenig (1927-2014)

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

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The Movie That Influenced Kubrick’s 2001

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Did you know that “Universe”, a 26-minute masterpiece on astronomy by Colin Low and Roman Kroitor actually inspired Stanley Kubrick’s 2001, A Space Odyssey? Watch “Universe” now!

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Death of Roman Kroitor: Canada and the Film World Lose a Pioneer

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Canadian and world cinema has lost a true giant, with the death yesterday of film pioneer and former NFB colleague Roman Kroitor. Born on December 12, 1926, in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Kroitor made enormous contributions to filmmaking during his tenure at the NFB in the 1950s and 1960s, developing the IMAX giant-screen format at the NFB’s

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Satellites of the Sun: The Wonders of Earth and Space

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What are 1685 Toro and 3753 Cruithne?

Read this post to find out.

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