Posts Tagged ‘women’

Rose's Notebook

Rose’s Notebook – Study World War I Differently


Discover Rose’s Notebook. This historical series follows Rose Dubois, a young French Canadian archivist. She describes her daily life and her thoughts as World War One is unfolding.


NFB XP | Back from the Future


*  This post is a translation. Read the original French post here. A look back at the NFB XP round table at the Phi Centre Phi during the MUTEK festival: this panel served as a follow-up to a creation and dialogue workshop on the major themes surrounding virtual reality and augmented reality. With the aim


Celebrate 100 Years of Women in Animation


We created a mini retrospective that highlights 100 invaluable years of work by women in animation, here at the NFB and abroad.


Women and Film: A Tribute to the Female Pioneers of the NFB


During the early 1940s, women occupied a marginal—if not non-existent—role in production at the National Film Board of Canada. At the time, the NFB was primarily engaged in producing propaganda films to counter Nazi ideology, and educational titles designed to interpret Canada to Canadians. Founded by government decree in 1939, the NFB was first headed

When the Day Breaks (Amanda Forbis)

Women in Animation: Facts and Perceptions


NFB animation producer Julie Roy looks at how women have fared in the animation world, both here at the NFB and in the industry at large.

Pink Ribbons Inc.

Pink Ribbons Inc.: The people behind the film


*Photo: Filmmaker Léa Pool (3rd from left) on set. Photo credit: Nancy Guérin. Following is a short bio of each person who appeared in the film Pink Ribbons Inc., a feature documentary that shows how the devastating reality of breast cancer, which marketing experts have labeled a “dream cause,” has been hijacked by a shiny,


A woman’s place is at home… and first base, second base, shortstop…


The story behind Baseball Girls, Lois Siegel’s documentary on women and Baseball.


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