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Not All Heroes Wear Capes | 5 Films About Real-Life Superheroes

Not All Heroes Wear Capes | 5 Films About Real-Life Superheroes

Films

Discover 5 NFB films about real-life superheroes who may not have fought evil extraterrestrials or wrathful gods, but have made it their mission to serve the innocent or the less fortunate and push boundaries in their own, valiant way.

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The Best NFB Films of the 2000s

Films

With 3000+ films that you can stream for free, picking a starting point can be tricky! Enjoy a (subjective) list of the 10 best NFB films from the 2000s!

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On the Trail of Canada’s Black Pioneers

Production

Growing up in Calgary Cheryl Foggo looked forward to the annual Stampede with excitement, but began wondering why her own ancestors, African-American homesteaders on the Canadian Prairies, were absent from Alberta’s foundation myth. With John Ware Reclaimed, she’s shining a light on the underwritten history of Alberta’s Black pioneers and the remarkable life of John Ware.

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NFB Film Club – Winter 2017 Programming

Films

This winter, the NFB Film Club is offering you a rich selection of both short and feature-length films, including several newly released docs.

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What Makes for a Great Animated Film?

Production

Want to know what makes for a great animated film? Ask someone who produces them for a living.

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We’ve Got Questions, Do You Have the Answers?

It’s no secret that the universe is a treasure trove of unsolved mysteries. We’ve got some questions and we’re hoping you might have the answers.

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Taking Flight: In Conversation with a Young Female Pilot from As the Crow Flies

Education

As the Crow Flies provides a rare insider’s glimpse into the Royal Canadian Air Cadets’ intensive seven-week flight training camp. Filmmaker Tess Girard sat down with one of the female subjects to discuss life before, during and after the film.

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The Best WWI Films You’ll See This Remembrance Day

Films

Discover four acclaimed WWI films produced by the National Film Board of Canada including Donald Brittain’s haunting doc, Fields of Sacrifice.

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Remembering Leonard Cohen

Films

Mark the one-year anniversary of the passing of Leonard Cohen a national treasure who never lost touch with his Canadian roots.

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10 Tips for Marketing Your Independent Film

FilmsProduction

So, you’re going to make a movie. Congratulations! Here are 10 tips for marketing your independent film.

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Here Are A Few Tips For Successful Conflict Resolution

Education

Conflict resolution is hard. It’s human nature for us to think we’re in the right, and that our opponent is the one who’s got it wrong. Watch 3 films that deal with conflict resolution for children and adults.

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Media Literacy: The Critical Path to a Connected World

Education

Educator Carol Arcus’s blog post draws on films from NFB Education’s collection to explore the theme of this year’s Media Literacy Week: “Inclusion in a Connected World.” The learning activities suggested here can help students think critically about media and teach them how to build compassionate global communities.

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