New on NFB Education – October 2020
Did you know that NFB Education updates its films, playlists, and educational offers every week? With so much content constantly being added to our site, we know it can be hard to keep up—especially when you’re busy. With that in mind, we’ve created a handy guide that teachers can reference.
Check back every month for more documentaries, animation, and resource learning materials you can use in the classroom!
Here’s everything new on NFB Education this October!
EDUCATIONAL FILMS ON CAMPUS
The Rose Family
The Rose Family, Félix Rose, provided by the National Film Board of Canada
In October 1970, members of the Front de libération du Québec kidnapped minister Pierre Laporte, unleashing an unprecedented crisis in Quebec. Fifty years later, Félix Rose tries to understand what led his father and uncle to commit these acts.
Tales of Ordinary Fatphobia
Tales of Ordinary Fatphobia, Josiane Blanc, provided by the National Film Board of Canada
What is fatphobia and what can be done to overcome it?
Standing on the Line
Standing on the Line, Paul Émile d'Entremont, provided by the National Film Board of Canada
This doc about homophobia in sports explores the difficulty and impact of coming out in this macho world.
The Apollo of Gaza
The Apollo of Gaza, Nicolas Wadimoff, provided by the National Film Board of Canada
In 2013, an ancient statue of Apollo was found in the waters off Gaza—before disappearing under mysterious circumstances.
Mystery of the Maya
Mystery of the Maya, Barrie Howells & Roberto Rochin, provided by the National Film Board of Canada
Deep within the jungles of Mexico and Guatemala and extending into the limestone shelf of the Yucatan peninsula lie the fabled pyramids, temples and palaces of the Maya.
A Time to Rise
A Time to Rise, Anand Patwardhan & Jim Monro, provided by the National Film Board of Canada
On April 6, 1980, the Canadian Farmworkers Union came into existence. This film documents the conditions among Chinese and East Indian immigrant workers in British Columbia that provoked the formation of the union.
Nonoonse Anishinabe Ishichekewin Ka Kanawentank
Nonoonse Anishinabe Ishichekewin Ka Kanawentank, Elise Swerhone & Sara Berger, provided by the National Film Board of Canada
Western pioneers knew that sugar could be made from the sap of the Manitoba maple. But the trees were small, the sap was thin, and the tastier product of Québec and Ontario was cheap and easy to get.
- Talking About Mental Health with Primary Students
- Understanding Mental Health in Youth and Adults
- My Tribe is My Life
- The Fight for Francophone Rights Series
- Mini-Lesson for Sovereign Soil
- Mini-Lesson for Tales of Ordinary Fatphobia
- Mini-Lesson for The Mountain of SGaana
- Mark Orange Shirt Day on September 30
- Animating Media Literacy
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