When asked about her creative process, Alanis Obomsawin, the renowned Abenaki filmmaker, always says that first she listens—without a camera in the room—to people share their stories
Arts & Culture
From literature to music, from visual arts to public art, culture has always been at the heart of NFB productions. Discover our films about artists of all kinds.
This year, seven of Canada’s greatest performing arts stars and champions were awarded a Governor General’s Performing Arts Award, a prestigious annual distinction presented in collaboration with the National Arts Center.
Nine hidden gems from the National Film Board of Canada's rich collection to help you celebrate National Canadian Film Day.
This installment of our Unsung Heroes series brings us the volunteer. Volunteers come in all forms. These films illustrate 5 of them.
How did two programmers—one from Germany and the other from Denmark—team up to create a tool that bridges the gap between animation and virtual reality? Milan Grajetzki and Dario Seyb recently stopped by Montreal’s NFB studios to talk about how AnimVR came to be.
The National Ballet of Canada, the NFB, and Ex-Machina come together to bring us Frame by Frame, a ballet inspired by the works of Norman McLaren.
Welcome to the spring edition of our Netflix Recommends series, in which we pair 5 new theatrical releases with films from our own collection.
Literature is great. From novelists to poets, each documentary on this list shines a spotlight on a different celebrated literary figure.
We’ve dug up 3 docs guaranteed to satisfy your inner archaeologist. These films catalogue not only the adventures, mysteries, and controversies of the field, but also strive to uncover the very human stories behind the people who devote their lives to reconstructing our past.
Discover The Next Big Thing series, a collection of short docs that follow 6 comedians as they try to break into the big time by winning a slot in Montreal’s Just for Laughs comedy festival.
Before you sit down and start binge watching season 2 of Netflix's The Crown, watch 3 documentaries that'll satisfy your Royal Family guilty pleasure.
We dug through the data, crunched the numbers and now, the results are in. Can you guess which film is the most viewed NFB film of 2017?