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Summer Films, Part II: more shimmery cinema for your vacation

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It’s jazz festival season across Canada! Watch 6 must-see jazz films

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In the mood for music? Take a tour through 6 moody and melodic jazz films, just in time for jazz festival season across Canada. Oscar Peterson! Lenny Breau! Jane Bunnett! The music never stops here!

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The sights of the season: 14 sun-soaked summer photos

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Swimming, tanning, sailing… take a tour through the NFB archives and discover a selection of sun-soaked summer photos—just in time for everyone’s favourite season.

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Holocaust education teaching tools

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Learn more about the NFB’s Holocaust educational materials, including downloadable Virtual Classrooms and a variety of films, teaching guides, and apps that can help educators stimulate learning and discussion about the Holocaust.

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Haiku—calling all interactive creatives: explore the short form! The very, very short form…

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The NFB and Arte are partnering on a call for proposals in a new interactive creative project called Haiku. If you were to bring this short form to life, how would you design an interactive haiku? Submit your proposal for a short interactive project—12 winners will have their projects funded and posted online in 2015.

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Seven Digital Deadly Sins: a new interactive web doc about online ethics

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Today’s digital world brings with it a whole new set of moral dilemmas. Which ones are most common—and which ones are you guilty of? Explore digital sin confessions in this new interactive web doc.

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In memoriam: Morten Parker (1919-2014)

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Discover the life and work of Canadian film producer, director, writer, and educator Morten Parker (1919-2014). “We were all young, we were all enthusiastic—and we were all going to change the world,” says Parker of the early days of the NFB.

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Time Travel Tuesday: head back to the 1960s with 5 black-and-white gems

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Ah, the romance of an era long gone. Take a tour through a sumptuous selection of stylish, seductive, and sonorous black-and-white films from the 1960s. It’ll almost feel like you were there…

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Listen up, emerging animators: now’s your time to shine in the 10th season of Hothouse

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The tenth annual edition of this 12-week full-time apprenticeship for emerging animators is now underway. Get all the details about the call for proposals here. Animators: start your engines!

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Frame x Frame: Animated Film at the NFB, a new exhibit at Les Musées de la civilisation à Québec

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Going to Quebec City? Learn more about what’s on offer at Frame x Frame: Animated Film at the NFB, a new exhibit at Les Musées de la civilisation à Québec.

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NFB Film Club’s stellar programming for fall 2014

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Want to see an amazing new film for free at your local public library? Find out more about the NFB Film Club here, and get your community together to enjoy and discuss the latest and greatest NFB productions.

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Explore “Making Movie History: A Portrait in 61 Parts”, a new web doc series

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Want to know more about how and why Canadian film culture came to be the way it is? Go straight to the source in our new interactive web doc! Interviews with poets, dreamers, and pioneers reveal the history of the NFB… and maybe even a bit about what movies mean to Canadians today.

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Hit the lights! CAMPUS offers curated educational materials for the digital era

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Get to know CAMPUS, your online streaming room of digital education content. Educators: you may have a subscription through your school board, and you might not even know it! Find out more in this post.