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The State of the Art, Part I: Documentary Ethics

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A visit with our furry friends: watch 5 animal docs

Films

Join our friends in the animal kingdom for a tour through their habitats, activities, and personalities. You won’t look at raccoons the same way again!

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Show some love: make DIY animations with the NFB’s easy-to-use apps

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Get inspired: you’re gonna start animating! Send friends and family unique, heartfelt greetings through short, shareable animated videos made with our incredibly easy-to-use apps.

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High Grass Circus: low-tech, grassroots entertainment

Films

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the NFB Oscar-nominated documentary High Grass Circus, on the Royal Brothers Tent Circus that toured Canada in the 1970s.

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The power of stories: explore the new fiction channel on NFB.ca

Films

Looking for some drama, comedy, or adventure? Explore the NFB’s new fiction channel and experience the power of imaginative storytelling.

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7 days, 7 films: celebrating Canada History Week

Films

Happy Canada Day! This day marks the kick-off of Canada History Week (July 1-7) so check out a selection of informative, inspiring, and entertaining films about Canada’s artists, archives, museums, and more.

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In memoriam: Wolf Koenig (1927-2014)

News

Explore the life and work of Canadian filmmaker, producer, cinematographer, animator, and overall cinema pioneer Wolf Koenig.

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

Films

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

Films

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

Education

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)

News

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.