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Nobody Waved Goodbye

Nobody Waved Good-bye: The Little Film That Could

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In 1984, the Toronto International Film Festival ranked Nobody Waved Good-bye number 9 on their list of the top 10 Canadian feature films of all time. That’s quite a feat for a film that was initially supposed to be a short documentary. How the film evolved and how it became such a seminal work is more »

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Out in Schools – Rise Against Homophobia Video Contest

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This is a guest post written by Ross Johnstone, Director of Education for Out in Schools – Out On Screen ***** One of my happiest childhood memories is of the joy I felt in middle school when my teacher would begin our class by spooling a film projector. All of my fellow students delighted in more »

Playing It Safe wins Rosie Award

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Playing it safe – Circles by ONFB , National Film Board of Canada The NFB’s Playing it Safe web documentary project won a Rosie for Best Digital Program or Project at the 2010 Alberta Film & Television Awards, held on May 15th. The daring initiative paired up a group of high risk Canadian youth with more »

DOXA Connexions: Helping youth break into the world of documentary

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DOXA Film Festival, together with the National Film Board of Canada present the 5th annual Connexions Youth Forum, an educational program designed to foster documentary filmmaking and storytelling skills in youth between the ages of 19 and 26 who face barriers in attaining their career goals. Connexions immerses 6 promising young participants in the world more »

Playing it Safe: High risk stories from high-risk youth

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The NFB has launched the Playing it Safe website, a project that features short videos by youth with high-risk lifestyles.

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