Posts Tagged ‘Trailers’

The Word on the Street – Six NFB Films Featured in the Press and Online


The new year is off to a great start, with several NFB productions being talked about in the press and online. Guy Dixon of The Globe and Mail wrote a full-length article on Paul Cowan’s Paris 1919. The film, based on Margaret MacMillan’s book, covers the Paris Peace Conference, which took place at the end more »

Six NFB Films Featured at the 2008 Whistler Film Festival (WFF)


The Whistler Film Festival (WFF) kicks off this week and the NFB is proud to have six titles featured this year. Winner of the 2008 Dioraphte Audience Award at IDFA, RiP: A remix manifesto continues its festival run at WFF. Exploring copyright and content creation in the digital age, Brett Gaylor’s documentary continues to push more »



The International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam (IDFA) is the largest and most prestigious of all doc fests. This year, the NFB is showing four films in the Reflecting Images – Panorama program: RiP: A remix manifesto, Paris 1919, Capturing Reality: The Art of Documentary and Fierce Light: When Spirit Meets Action. The Panorama program more »

Remixing Girl Talk

The Craft

Brett Gaylor’s open-source documentary, RiP: A Remix Manifesto, on copyright and culture premiered last week in Montreal. The screening was an unqualified success and now the film is headed for IDFA in Amsterdam. The film is getting tons of advance buzz. Including Boing Boing, Pitchfork, and a bunch of other awesome blogs. The first question more »

The Memory of Angels (La mémoire des Anges)


This film, La mémoire des Anges, is getting a lot of buzz since it got picked up for the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival this fall. The film is cut together with existing archival footage of Montreal in the 50s and 60s. I haven’t seen it yet, but the energy of the cinematography and music more »

Roadsworth: Crossing the Line


Roadsworth: Crossing the Line, a film that looks at an artist who embeds art into the streets in a clever way. Director Alan Kohl’s debut documentary follows Montreal artist “Roadsworth,” who forces the city and its citizens to question the meaning of public space. His work lands him with heavy fines and arouses hot debate more »

Current Trailers – Examined Life


One of the coolest things about the new site is the ability to keep current with all the latest NFB productions from across Canada. We are updating the trailers section of the site regularly with all our latest productions. Just this morning I came across this trailer for a new film out of the Winnipeg more »

Welcome to!


Drum-roll please… We’re going live this week with the new test site. About 300 NFB films, clips, and trailers will be free for home-viewing to the entire world. What’s beta? The word “beta” simply means we’re testing the site. This isn’t the final release, so your opinions will really help us improve the site. Please more »

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