Posts Tagged ‘holidays’

The Days Before Christmas

Pre-Christmas Madness, Montreal, 1958

Christmas came exceptionally early for me this year. I was in Haiti at the end of November, and Christmas was in full sway there, already. (Haiti is, amongst other things, fervently Christian.) Businesses, from gas stations to restaurants, were decorated with every manner of artificial fir branches laden with fake snow and shiny ornaments. On more »

Holiday memories from the NFB Mediatheque


The following is a guest post by Tanya Koivusalo. The Sweater by Sheldon Cohen, National Film Board of Canada The holidays tend to be a time for reflection, when we remember past events spent with loved ones and try to regain a bit of childhood whimsy. To get into the spirit, I asked my NFB more »

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