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Water Protectors | From Fort Good Hope to Standing Rock

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Experimental Instagram Doc Profiles Indigenous Activism

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The face of contemporary Indigenous community activism, fuelled by new resolve and focus, is being profiled in an innovative experiment in social media storytelling from the NFB North West Studio.

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Day of the Dead | 10 Vital NFB Films on Death and Dying

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In honour of the Day of the Dead today, watch 10 powerful NFB films that skillfully tackle the eternal topic of death and dying.

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Free Animation! | 5 Seriously Spooky NFB Films to Watch this Halloween

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Ominous, unsettling, eerie or crawling with creepy creatures, here are 5 free animation films to spook you out. Happy Halloween!

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Media Literacy: The Key 21st-Century Competency

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For Media Literacy Week, we asked Carol Arcus to draw on NFB Education’s collection of films and resources to write a blog post on how to think critically about media technologies while using them in innovative ways.

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Meet the Millenials: 7 Films that Capture a Generation

*This post is a translation. Read the original here. Well, I cried. Watching these touching documentaries on millennials, or more generally on children and teens during crucial stages in their personal growth, I was blown away by their candour, intelligence, situation and social circle. So, I am suggesting a few documentaries to help you get

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Canada Screams! | Rent Blood-Curdling Canadian Horror for Halloween

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This Halloween, freak yourself out proper with these homegrown creep-inducing flicks.

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Photo Friday | Salmon Fishing on the Fraser in 1949

Travel back to 1949 for a picturesque fishing tour of the Fraser with these striking black-and-white photographs taken from the set of Red Runs the Fraser.

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Giv’em a Half Turn | On the Road with Swift Current’s Infamous 3-Ton Buffalo

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Follow a 3-ton wooden buffalo sculpture as it makes its way across Saskatchewan in the summer of 1977 in Giv’em a Half Turn, a charming 10-min doc about eccentric Prairie artist Russell Yuristy.

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Get Animated – 10th Edition | FREE | Watch 25 Recently Released Animation Films Online

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Celebrate the upcoming International Animation Day (celebrated October 28) with over two dozen recently released animation films to stream free on NFB.ca

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A Better Man: Crowdfunding Compassion

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One summer night over twenty years ago Attiya Khan found herself running for her life. She was fleeing her first boyfriend Steve, the young man who’d been abusing her for two years. Escape didn’t come easily. When she finally bolted and ran, he pursued her. But she was quick on her feet and got away,

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Photo Friday | Inside the Blood Indians’ Sun Dance

Directed by the one and only Colin Low in 1960, Circle of the Sun is a rare invitation to a gathering of the Blood Indians of Alberta. The doc features a very young (and very dapper) Pete Standing Alone, then an outsider to his own culture – a man vastly more interested in rodeos than

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Group of Seven | Four Films to Fall in Love With the Canadian Landscape

Meet the crew of Toronto artists who dared to paint the Canadian landscape and launched the first major national art movement in the country.

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