The 1978 NFB documentary Song of the Paddle is profiled. In it, filmmaker Bill Mason and his family go on canoe-camping trips.
Discover NFB films through the eyes of Albert Ohayon, the National Film Board of Canada’s English collection curator since 1995.
The 1954 documentary Dresden Story, the first NFB film to deal with racial discrimination in Canada, is discussed.
The history of the National Film Board of Canada's newsreel unit is explored including the production of the popular Eye Witness series.
Four hidden film gems released online in 2020 from the National Film Board of Canada are discussed in detail.
The documentary trilogy Protection Force on Canadian Peacekeeping in the former Yugoslavia is discussed in detail.
An overview of four National Film Board of Canada animated short films on Greek Mythology and beyond. From Syrinx to Icarus to the ErlKing.
On the morning of October 16, 1970, filmmaker Robin Spry listened to the radio as he made breakfast. Like many of his fellow citizens, he was stunned to learn that the War Measures Act had come into force in Quebec.
The 1965 short film The Red Kite follows a man who discovers the meaning of life one Autumn day spending time with his daughter.
Five short films produced by the National Film Board of Canada that have won Best Theatrical Short at the Canadian Film Awards.
Helicopter Canada was filmed by the National Film Board of Canada for Canada's centennial. It features views of Canada as seen from a helicopter.
A look at The Hecklers, a 1975 documentary on the 200 year history of the political cartoon in Canada. From the Battle of the Plains of Abraham to today.
Celebrate National Canadian Film Day with the top 10 National Film Board films of all time, as chosen by the NFB's Film Collection Curator, Albert Ohayon.