Over the past three or four years, climate changes have been a core concern of NFB filmmakers, who have produced several films on the subject. But have such concerns always existed in NFB films?
The works of the NFB presented by Camilo Martín-Flórez, Collection Curator since 2022.
This instalment of Curator’s Perspective reviews NFB films that have used the subject of soccer as a means to address a variety of Canadian social issues.
Today I’ll be looking back at the works of Claude Cloutier, a virtuoso illustrator who uses a traditional animation technique—drawings on paper in India ink—but whose imagined worlds are anything but conventional.
This instalment of Curator’s Perspective aims to introduce readers to the different phases of NFB films made in Latin America or by Latin Americans, from the mid-1940s until today.
Two National Film Board of Canada documentaries are highlighted to celebrate Canadian Jewish Heritage Month.
The 1975 National Film Board documentary The Lady and the Owl highlights a retired couple rehabilitating injured owls in Ontario.
This week’s NFB.ca debut of the documentary Evan’s Drum (2021), by Inuit filmmaker Ossie Michelin, provides an opportunity to give an overview of Inuit cinema at the NFB.
The 1967 short documentary Blades and Brass combines hockey action with Mexican brass music. It was a hit in Canada and all over the world.
The story of the making and distribution of the Oscar nominated documentary The Fight: Science Against Cancer.
The 1964 documentary Magic Molecule on the world of plastics is discussed. The film was released theatrically around the world.
The role of women in World War 2 on the home front and overseas is seen in five National Film Board documentaries produced during the war.
Two hilarious, short, animated films from the 1950s produced at the National Film Board are discussed in detail.