Here’s a look back at one of Quebec cinema’s cult films, Gilles Groulx’s Le chat dans le sac (The Cat in the Bag), just in time for the release of previously unissued recordings by John Coltrane that appear on the film’s soundtrack.
Author : Marc St-Pierre
As part of our ongoing preparations for the NFB’s move to downtown Montreal, we removed our iconic logo from the outside wall of our current headquarters. But what are its origins?
July 1994, not long after the Rwandan massacre, filmmakers Yvan Patry and Danièle Lacourse arrived on site. They were amongst the first foreign film crews to capture the aftermath.
Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance celebrates the 25th anniversary of its release in 2018. While the documentary enjoyed enormous success, its launch was not without problems.
As the first woman animator in the country—and for nearly a quarter-century the only female animation filmmaker at the NFB—Evelyn Lambart enjoyed a prolific career marked by passion and invention.
A highlight of Montreal's Expo 67 was certainly the creation of the Labyrinth Pavilion by the NFB. Come and take a look inside!
Every year, the Labour Day weekend marks the end of summer holidays and ushers in the dreaded grind of work and school. But before you try to remember your math formulas or how to tie a Windsor knot, you still have a glorious weekend all to yourself. What better way to enjoy that time off than by watching some free movies?
*This post is a translation. Read the French original here. Forty years ago, on July 17, 1976 to be exact, the eyes of the entire world were fixed on Montréal....
Passage (2008) presents a tragic, disturbing tale about a crew who, faced with the inescapable fate of dying of hunger, committed acts of cannibalism. Englishman eating Englishman?! Impossible, you might say. Unthinkable! But... is it?
Rent Life With Murder, NCR: Non Criminally Responsible and Out of Mind, Out of Sight, a trilogy of John Kastner docs about mental illness and violent crime.
Read a hand written letter from Italian filmmaker Roberto Rossellini, found in the NFB archives. A truly valuable and exciting discovery!
During the early 1940s, women occupied a marginal—if not non-existent—role in production at the National Film Board of Canada. At the time, the NFB was primarily engaged in producing propaganda...