In October 1964, the National Film Board sent director Don Owen and a small crew to film a college campus tour featuring four of Canada’s poets: Irving Layton, Earle Birney,...
Discover NFB films through the eyes of Albert Ohayon, the National Film Board of Canada’s English collection curator since 1995.
Filmmaker Gilles Groulx was born in 1931 and would have turned 90 on August 30. The anniversary of his birthday is an opportunity to reflect on the significance of this director and his work.
The documentary films of the Atlanticanada series produced by the National Film Board of Canada are highlighted.
The Adieu Alouette television series produced by the National Film Board of Canada in 1973 was a look at the contemporary Quebec of the time.
The World War II short documentary Headline Hunters is discussed. It highlights the work of Canadian war correspondents.
The long and troubled history of the North American bison is recounted in the National Film Board film The Great Buffalo Saga.
The 1978 NFB documentary Song of the Paddle is profiled. In it, filmmaker Bill Mason and his family go on canoe-camping trips.
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.