It’s just like you’re at Sundance! Stream “My Prairie Home” for free online on the 26th and 27th of January.
Find out how this biting socio-political satire came to be, straight from filmmaker Mark Sandiford.
Explore the relationship between artist and nature in Canadian modernism through our Group of Seven documentaries.
“Some people undoubtedly feel drawn to Mexico as to the hidden life of man himself…” – Malcolm Lowry
Take a trip back in time to Canada’s early modernity, and the leisure, fashion, and politics of its people.
Don’t know what to watch? We’ve got some recommendations, and trust us: we have great taste.
This week on NFB.ca, take a trip through the genesis of the Canadair Challenger jet, and the film that tells this ambitious airplane’s story.
What’s the difference between a sound and a piece of music? A group of curious seventh graders are about to find out in this 1969 short doc.
Gathering information from the innumerable pages of our paper archives can sometimes be a tedious task. Contracts, invoices, budgets, all kinds of correspondence… there seems to be no end to the documents available for my dissection, documents that too often are of little or no interest to anybody wanting to know more about a film. more »
The following is a guest post by Elana Cooperberg My maternal grandmother had breast cancer. My mother has had breast cancer. I was young, still a teenager, when my grandmother was diagnosed with it. I felt detached and distant from the events that played out around me. I lived in the world of the present more »
Aside from gondolas, better suited for bite-sized travel, trains are probably the most pleasant and picturesque way of getting from A to B. One can sleep in a train, feast in a train, daydream in a train, lulled by the rhythmic sound of train cars gliding on rails and dazzled by the scenery waltzing by. more »
Last week on the French side of NFB.ca, we paid homage to a few of the greatest international filmmakers of the 20th century: Godard, Rossellini, Lucas, and Herzog. Each filmmaker has greatly contributed to international cinema, but did you know all four of them were influenced by NFB films? One such film happens to be more »