Watch 10 Films About Love on NFB.ca

Watch 10 Films About Love on NFB.ca

Watch 10 Films About Love on NFB.ca

Ahhh love is in the air! With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we’ve put together a little playlist all about romance. Snuggle up with your loved one and watch 10 films all about lurve.

Flawed

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Nobody’s perfect, except when you’re in love. Follow along with a colourfully sketched protagonist as she learns to accept the flaws that make us unique.

George and Rosemary

George and Rosemary , David Fine & Alison Snowden, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Cozy up to this animated romantic comedy about 2 golden-agers who prove that passion is not only for the young, but those tenacious and courageous enough to fight for it.

The Danish Poet

The Danish Poet, Torill Kove, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

When struggling poet Kaspar borrows an obscure book of poetry from the library, he had no idea the journey it would take him on. Fate and a truly epic Tangled-esque inspired haircut conspire to bring two lovers back together.

Island Romance

Island Romance, Donald Ginsberg, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

It’s a classic summer lovin’ romance in this quaint and picturesque short about a ruggedly handsome local boy and the pretty visitor who falls for him.

Log Driver’s Waltz

Canada Vignettes: Log Driver's Waltz, John Weldon, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

A young girl who loves to dance only has eyes for the nimble log driver…but how will she convince her parents that he’s a better match than the doctors and lawyers in town?

Missed Connection

Missed Connection, Tabitha Fisher, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Timing really is everything for a young man who spots the girl of his dreams in his favourite café… but will his self-indulgent fantasies prevent him from finding true love? Find out!

Mr. Frog Went A-Courting

Mr. Frog Went A-Courting, Evelyn Lambart, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

A handsome frog courts and wins the heart of a mouse in this colourful animation about a chaotic forest wedding.

John and Michael

John and Michael, Shira Avni, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

This short animation pays tribute to two men with Down’s syndrome who share an intimate and loving relationship.

Fair Phyllis

Fair Phyllis, Beth Portman, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Celebrate the resiliency and resourcefulness of the female sex with a shepherdess who struggles with her chaotic woolly world. Will she find balance or crack under the shear stress of it all?

90 Days

90 Days, Giles Walker, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Watch the misadventures of two men in search of bliss: macho Alex, who receives the offer of a lifetime, and sincere Blue, who goes to extravagant lengths to find the perfect bride.

 

What’s your favourite NFB romantic tale? Let us know in the comments!

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  1. George and Rosemary is a delightful film with wonderful animation using a vivid palette of colours. The constant change of the images is amazing, and I want to rewatch this film at once and see what I missed on the first viewing.

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