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Celebrate Halloween and International Animation Day with 8 dark, weird, and wacky films

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Free stream of The Wind at My Door, Oct. 10-12; plus 4 related mental health films

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Check out a brand new feature doc on bipolar disorder, The Wind at My Door, streaming free on NFB.ca, Oct. 10-12. Plus, 4 more riveting docs on mental health issues—from schizophrenia to bipolar disorder—accompany this film. Get informed and inspired!

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From slapstick to science and beyond: explore 5 cinematic biographies

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From Bret “the Hitman” Hart to Dr. Frederick Banting and Buster Keaton, the world’s most fascinating folks come alive in 5 cinematic biographies—watch now and get to know these riveting figures, both professionally and very, very personally.

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Free streaming of The Dance of Words: Sept. 26-28 to mark International Week of the Deaf

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Free streaming: Sept. 26-28, 2014! Get to know a group of young artists who are bringing a creative approach to expressing the solidarity and strength at the heart of Quebec’s deaf community.

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The State of the Art, Part II: Documentary Aesthetics

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Discover the latest in documentary’s forms, trends, and visual languages, straight from industry insiders at the 2014 TIFF Doc Conference.

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Trust as predictor of student achievement

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Educators: how can you develop a classroom culture based on trust? Discover an animated short film that can be used as a pedagogical tool.

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Watch 5 autumn films and celebrate the harvest season in style

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Welcome the burnt-orange autumn with our coziest and warmest fall harvest films. From horse-pulling contests to quilting and harvesting late summer fruits, these films celebrate the season in style.

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An insider’s look at the NFB interactive studio in Montreal

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Each month, the NFB interactive studio in Montreal takes you backstage with a blog post on a hot topic in interactivity and digital media.

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The State of the Art, Part I: Documentary Ethics

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What’s a doc’s job? Get the latest on documentary practices from artists, critics, and industry insiders at the TIFF 2014 Doc Conference. In this post, we consider ethical documentary practices and a filmmaker’s responsibility.

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In the dish pit: a Q&A with Mark Hoffe, director of interactive web doc Bubble Dancers

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Docs ain’t what they used to be! Check out this informative interview with Mark Hoffe, the interactive web doc filmmaker behind “Bubble Dancers”, a series of profiles about working in the dish pit. Fans of new media and creative producers alike will relish this behind-the-scenes look.

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TIFF 2014: Michael Moore’s 13-Point Manifesto for Documentary Filmmaking

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One of the world’s most successful theatrical doc filmmakers shares his emphatic, controversial, and hilarious tips for making documentaries work. All creators in the documentary industry need to see this!

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Rush, The Hip, Bryan Adams, and more! Watch 5 films on your favourite Canadian musicians

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Check out 5 documentaries on Canada’s most famous contemporary musicians. The radio wouldn’t be the same without ‘em!

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Back to school with the NFB’s dedicated education team

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The NFB Education team is eager to help you as you prepare your classes for the coming semester. Explore all that we have to offer!