Posts Tagged ‘youth’

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8 Mars 2010, Rue Pacot, Port-au-Prince, Ha•ti



Leurs Excellences la trs honorable Micha‘lle Jean,Gouverneure gŽnŽrale du Canada et Son Excellence Mr Jean-Daniel Lafond ont participŽ une courte cŽrŽmonie aux locaux de la Coordination nationale de plaidoyer pour les droits des femmes (CONAP) en compagnie de Mr Gilles Rivard, Ambassadeur Canadien en Ha•ti ainsi que la ministre Marjorie Michel, MCFDF. Ë Port-au-Prince, Ha•ti, le 8 Mars 2010.



Ë la demande du premier ministre du Canada, Stephen Harper, Leurs Excellences, se sont rendu en RŽpublique dÕHa•ti et en RŽpublique dominicaine, du 8 au 10 mars 2010. 



Credit: Sgt Serge Gouin, Rideau Hall, OSGG

Michaëlle Jean: A Woman of Purpose | Interview with Jean-Daniel Lafond

We all know the Governor General of Canada’s role is to represent the Queen, but how well do we know the position really? What are the constitutional and ceremonial duties involved? Can the appointment have real impact for Canadians? The NFB has just launched an intimate and sensitive doc that answers these questions and many more. Titled

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Unarmed Verses: Singing their Own Song

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Updated February 28, 2016. 13 year-old Francine Valentine and the other kids from Villaways Park rarely get to come downtown, let alone record their own songs in a professional studio. Yet here they are: laying down some tracks. Making their own kind of music. Filmmaker Charles Officer is on hand to capture the moment –

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The Ernie Game: Troubled youth of the 1960s

Films

An in-depth look at the production and distribution of the award winning The Ernie Game, a feature drama on the youth culture of the 1960s.

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The 2015 Canada Day Challenge has begun!

Education

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

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

Films

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.

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Mark UN International Youth Day with 5 films

Films

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

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Nobody Waved Good-bye: The Little Film That Could

Films

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.

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Out in Schools – Rise Against Homophobia Video Contest

Education

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

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Playing It Safe wins Rosie Award

News

oehttp://www.nfb.ca/film/playing_it_safe_circles/ 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 peer filmmakers to create, edit and produce films about the youth’s lifestyles,

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DOXA Connexions: Helping youth break into the world of documentary

News

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

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

Films

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

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