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Love Owls? Watch 5 Films to Feed Your Owl Obsession on NFB.ca

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The Apology Revisits Issue of WWII Sexual Slavery

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Historians generally refer to them as “the comfort women,” but the term hardly begins to describe the horror they endured. Tiffany Hsiung has come to think of them as “the grandmothers.” For over five years the young Toronto-based filmmaker (above left) has been unpacking their painful and unresolved history, gradually winning the trust of women

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Interactive Haiku | Experience Z… and Datum

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Discover Datum and Z… 2 new (very) short and sweet digital explorations from our Interactive Haiku project.

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Anti-Personnel Landmines | Watch My Child, My Land on NFB.ca

Mark Mine Awareness Day with this short yet powerful animation that denounces the industrialized world’s complacency towards anti-personnel landmines.

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Fort Mac Dreamin’

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The recent dramatic drop in world oil prices may be playing havoc with economic forecasts, but it has upped the creative stakes in Working the Dream, a feature doc about Fort McMurray that has just wrapped its final shoot. Established as a 19th century fur trade post, Fort Mac is now the epicentre of Canada’s

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Interactive Haiku | Enjoy 4 Very, Very Short Interactive Explorations

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Designed to surprise, move, and inspire thought, Interactive Haiku will be released throughout the month of April, with 4 stories launching today. The project will also be featured at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, as part of Tribeca Film Institute Interactive’s “Interactive Playground.” Recently, the NFB and ARTE asked creators to experiment a new kind of short interactive

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Need film recommendations? We’ve got you covered.

Films

Ever feel like your favourite streaming service just isn’t making the right recommendations for you? Check out our helpful list for a Canadian twist to your movie consumption!

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Watch Motherland: Tales of Wonder on NFB.ca

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What’s a good mom? Where does the myth of the self-sacrificing mother come from? Dive into the heart of motherhood with our doc Motherland: Tales of Wonder.

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Ninth Floor Strikes Archival Gold

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The sound was rough, the image blurred — but the content was gold. Editor Carmen Pollard had already completed a rough cut of Ninth Floor, Mina Shum’s feature doc about the Sir George Williams Affair, when a key new piece of visual history came to light. “More than great archival imagery, it was evidence, and

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M.C. Escher, The Mathemagician

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Explore M.C. Escher’s creative universe with your students and bring a bit of magic into your classroom.

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Hot Docs 2015 | Discover the 8 NFB Docs Presented At the Festival This Year

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Hot Docs 2015 is around the corner! Read about and watch trailers for the 8 new and exciting documentaries we’ll be screening there next month.

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The NFB announces conversion of educational workshops

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The NFB is closing its educational workshops in Montreal and Toronto at the end of this school year to focus on online workshops.

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The 12 principles of animation

Education

Make your animation leap to life with this handy guide detailing the 12 principles of animation.

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