Posts Tagged ‘World War II’

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Teaching Canadian identity, nationhood, and media literacy with Shameless Propaganda

Education

Discover the NFB’s WWII-era propaganda effort, and get ideas for teaching about Canadian identity and nationhood to secondary students.

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Mark Remembrance Day with 5 War Films for $0.99 Each!

Films

Commemorate Remembrance Day with a selection of 5 films that cover the unknown stories from the First and Second World Wars and Afghanistan.

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The Destroyer of Worlds: A Brief History of Nuclear Weapons

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August 6 and 9, 2015, mark the 70th anniversary of the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Commemorate the events with 3 films that explore the history of nuclear weapons.

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Harry Mayerovitch | Meet the man behind the NFB’s most beautiful propaganda posters

Meet painter, architect, caricaturist, accordion player, poet, author and brilliant World War II NFB poster designer Harry Mayerovitch (1910-2004.)

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Holocaust education teaching tools

Education

Learn more about the NFB’s Holocaust educational materials, including downloadable Virtual Classrooms and a variety of films, teaching guides, and apps that can help educators stimulate learning and discussion about the Holocaust.

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Unwanted Soldiers: A tribute to Asian Heritage Month

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This post was written by Aisling Chin-Yee and it originally appeared on the Work For All website. Unwanted Soldiers by Jari Osborne, National Film Board of Canada In recognition of Asian Heritage Month, this week’s Anti-Racism feature is Unwanted Soldiers, a personal documentary by Jari Osborne about her father, a Chinese Canadian WWII veteran. Through

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Propaganda Cinema at the NFB – The World in Action

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The story behind the World in Action theatrical series of propaganda films

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