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Once Upon A Time | Watch 5 NFB-ified Fairy Tales

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We Regret to Inform You: Deconstructing Disability

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The notion that “disabled” and “productive” are mutually exclusive identities is skewered in We Regret to Inform You, a lively short doc from Northwest Studio that exposes the institutional obstacles facing Canadians living with disability. Heidi Janz was born with cerebral palsy: her mobility and speech are severely impaired. So when she recently lost her

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NFB Remixed | Watch 5 Music Videos Inspired by the NFB

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The NFB may be primarily known for documentaries and animation, but if you were to take a quick search through our archives, you’d find yourself knee-deep in music.

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Saskatchewan as seen through the NFB lens

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Discover films produced by the National Film Board of Canada on Saskatchewan and its people including Joe Fafard, Andrew Suknaski and Tommy Douglas.

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Universe Within | A Q&A with HIGHRISE director Katerina Cizek

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After seven years, two Emmys, a Peabody and multiple Canadian Screen Awards, HIGHRISE, our documentary experiment about the human experience of global vertical living, is coming to an end.

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May The Force Be With—D’Oh! The NFB in Pop Culture

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What do The Simpsons, Star Wars and drugged-out spiders all have in common? Check out all the NFB’s pop culture shout-outs in one convenient location.

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Tess Takes Off: As the Crow Flies

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At the age of 17, Tess Girard learned to fly. It was the summer of 2000 and she was among a group of young people who received intensive pilot training with the Royal Canadian Air Cadets. “It was one of the most demanding things I’ve ever done — and it was magic,” she remembers. “Later

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3 Films on Urban Living: Are We Thriving or Just Surviving?

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Roughly 7 billion of us share this planet and half of us live in densely populated cities. Watch 3 films that explore our relationship with urban living.

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NFB to TV: 4 films that have become television shows

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Watch 4 NFB films that have gone on to become television series… includes bonus material!

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Hercules Enters the Ring: New NFB Animation

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An anime-inflected retelling of the Hercules story and brand new work from the Dutch-Canadian master Paul Driessen are among projects currently in the works at the Montreal-based Animation Studio. Noir meets Anime in Tale of Youthful Rage The tale of a conflicted young boxer unfolds against a dark urban backdrop in BAM, the latest work

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7 Short Films Celebrating the 2015 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Winners

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Watch 7 films celebrating the recipients of the 2015 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards.

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10 NFB Films Voiced by Famous Actors

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Sifting through our online collection, we’ve compiled this list of 10 NFB films that were narrated by famous actors and Hollywood legends.

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Earworm alert! Sing-along with 6 animated films

We had a few of our most popular musical animated films lyricized for your singing pleasure. Jam along to animated songs without missing a single beat!

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