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Watch 5 Newly Released Docs on NFB.ca

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Good news! You can now watch over 60 new films on NFB.ca for free!

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Animated Cats | Watch 5 Crucial Cat Cartoons on NFB.ca

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Admire cats of all stripes – on their own terms, of course – with these 5 crucial cat cartoons courtesy of the NFB.

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Photo Friday | Inside Ontario’s Tobacco Harvest in the Late Fifties

The Back-breaking Leaf // Celebrate World Photo Day with this stunning series of black-and-white photos documenting the tobacco harvest in Ontario in the late fifties.

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Planes, Planes and More Planes

Take flight with 5 docs on classic planes from the 1940s and 50.

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TIFF POP 03 | Experience VR and Immersive Media with 6 NFB Works

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This summer, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is bringing virtual (VR) reality to the public with POP, a series of curated installations showcasing some of the best virtual storytelling in the world.

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Photo Friday | Fergie Jenkins and the Chicago Cubs

Arguably the finest Canadian-born baseball player ever, Jenkins began his major-league career in Philadelphia before joining the Chicago Cubs in 1966, where King of the Hill catches up with him a few years later.

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Ash & Oil: Julia Ivanova’s Short on Post-fire Fort McMurray

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Ash & Oil: Fort McMurray After the Fire is the NFB’s first collaboration with the Guardian’s short documentary platform, launched in 2014 under the direction of Charlie Philips, former Deputy Director at the Sheffield Doc/Fest.

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Fly, Fly Away | Watch 5 Animated Shorts Starring Birds

Films

Large or small, of modest or exuberant plumage, birds are endlessly fascinating creatures. They possess that magical ability: flight, and their wee hearts continually move them to sing, as the Chinese proverb goes, not because they have an answer, but simply because they have a song.

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Pow Wow Power | Watch Award-Winning Short Doc Red Path on NFB.ca

Films

Got 15 minutes? Put them to good use and watch Atikamekw filmmaker Thérèse Ottawa’s first film, Red Path, now streaming on NFB.ca.

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The Water Dwellers: Inside Central B.C.’s Floating Villages

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Nothing beats a leisurely summer afternoon out on the water, canoeing or sailing, but could you live on water permanently?

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Photo Friday | Farm Electrification: And Then There Was Light

Most of us take most things for granted. Take for example clean running water, or electricity. Who ever thinks twice about being able to enjoy these luxuries?

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Settling Scores: Q&A with Composer Jeff Johnston

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Jeff Johnston comes to film music as one of Canada’s most accomplished jazz pianists. In a career that spans over 25 years, he’s played with some of the biggest names in jazz – Kenny Wheeler, Sheila Jordan, Archie Shepp, Slide Hampton and a host of other luminaries.

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