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