The 1964 documentary Magic Molecule on the world of plastics is discussed. The film was released theatrically around the world.
Discover NFB films through the eyes of Albert Ohayon, the National Film Board of Canada’s English collection curator since 1995.
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.
The NFB began producing educational material after the end of World War II. But what did this material actually consist of? Answer: the filmstrip.
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,...
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.