Posts Tagged ‘youth’


The 2015 Canada Day Challenge has begun!


Youth from every region of the country are invited to take up the Canada Day Challenge.


Commemorate National Child Day with 5 films about youth around the world


Commemorate Canada’s National Child Day and the UN’s Universal Children’s Day with 5 films on the experiences, voices, and lives of youth around the world.


Mark UN International Youth Day with 5 films


Celebrate the smart, talented, and creative youth of the world on International Youth Day with these inspiring and entertaining films.

Nobody Waved Goodbye

Nobody Waved Good-bye: The Little Film That Could


In 1984, the Toronto International Film Festival ranked Nobody Waved Good-bye number 9 on their list of the top 10 Canadian feature films of all time. Read about how the film evolved and how it became such a seminal work.

Last year's winners

Out in Schools – Rise Against Homophobia Video Contest


This is a guest post written by Ross Johnstone, Director of Education for Out in Schools – Out On Screen ***** One of my happiest childhood memories is of the joy I felt in middle school when my teacher would begin our class by spooling a film projector. All of my fellow students delighted in more »

Playing It Safe wins Rosie Award


Playing it safe – Circles by ONFB , National Film Board of Canada The NFB’s Playing it Safe web documentary project won a Rosie for Best Digital Program or Project at the 2010 Alberta Film & Television Awards, held on May 15th. The daring initiative paired up a group of high risk Canadian youth with more »

DOXA Connexions: Helping youth break into the world of documentary


DOXA Film Festival, together with the National Film Board of Canada present the 5th annual Connexions Youth Forum, an educational program designed to foster documentary filmmaking and storytelling skills in youth between the ages of 19 and 26 who face barriers in attaining their career goals. Connexions immerses 6 promising young participants in the world more »

Playing it Safe: High risk stories from high-risk youth


The NFB has launched the Playing it Safe website, a project that features short videos by youth with high-risk lifestyles.