Posts Tagged ‘Alanis Obomsawin’

International Women's Day

International Women’s Day at the NFB

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Join us for a cinematic trip through the history of feminist struggle as we celebrate International Women’s Day at the NFB.

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The NFB Film Club is Back for Spring 2014

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Get thee to a library! Discover this season’s selection of free public library film screenings in the NFB Film Club.

Hi-Ho Mistahey!

Feb. 14-16: Free Streaming of Alanis Obomsawin’s Hi-Ho Mistahey!

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Feb. 14-16: catch a free, web-only stream of this acclaimed doc on education advocacy for First Nations kids.

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The NFB is Nominated for 23 Canadian Screen Awards

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Pop the champagne! We’ve gotten 23 nominations at the Canadian Screen Awards. Watch some of our nominated films here.

Speak Up!

Speak Up! A New Thematic Spotlight to Explore on NFB.ca

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This month, NFB.ca is inviting you to Speak Up! Discover our special programming celebrating the power of the public voice.

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5 films about Aboriginal issues

Last Friday, we launched Alanis Obomsawin’s latest film, The People of the Kattawapiskak River, as a way to provide background and context for what’s taking place in the news and across the country with the Idle No More movement. In the film, Attawapiskat’s residents opened up to Alanis and talked about their first hand experiences more »

The People of the Kattawapiskak River

7 Days Only! Watch Alanis Obomsawin’s New Doc on Life in Attawapiskat for Free Online

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Delve into the world of Attawapiskat’s residents with Alanis Obomsawin’s latest documentary, The People of the Kattawapiskak River.

3 NFB films presented at imagineNATIVE

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Vistas: Button Blanket by Zoe L. Hopkins, National Film Board of Canada We are pleased to announce that 3 of our productions have been selected for presentation at the 11th imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival. Based in Toronto, imagineNATIVE is an international festival that celebrates the latest works by Indigenous peoples on the forefront more »

Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance

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This post was written by Aisling Chin-Yee and it also appears on the Work For All website. Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance by Alanis Obomsawin, National Film Board of Canada Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance by acclaimed filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin is about what came to be known as the “Oka Crisis” in the early 90s more »

Filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin issues the Canada CODE Challenge

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Filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin issues this week’s Canada CODE Challenge.

Alanis Obomsawin Box Set Giveaway

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In honour of Alanis Obomsawin’s Outstanding Achievement Award Retrospective at the 2009 Hot Docs festival tonight, we’re giving away two box sets of her seminal work on the Oka Crisis in Quebec. Alanis Obomsawin – The Collection: 270 Years of Resistance includes 3 DVDs with 4 digitally-remastered films made between 1993 and 2000: Kanehsatake: 270 more »

Strong NFB presence at the 2009 Hot Docs Festival

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This year, the NFB has an impressive eight films being presented at Hot Docs, along with the Spotlight on the NFB at 70 program and the Outstanding Achievement Award Retrospective for Canada’s leading Aboriginal filmmaker, Alanis Obomsawin.

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