It was a fine day in Masset: August 22, 1969. For the first time in living memory a traditional totem pole was being raised in the community. Surrounded by their...
I grew up in the 1960s in rural Alberta, on a small farm near the town of Rocky Mountain House. My father had to provide for a large family of four adults and seven kids, and hunting in the nearby woods was a large part of how he did it.
Before our headquarters moves, we wanted to immortalize people and places that shaped the NFB. Explore this series of portraits by Stephan Ballard.
The 1969 Oscar nominated short film Blake follows Blake James, a free spirit who flies in his homebuilt biplane across Canada.
The NFB and POV Spark have announced the eight participants in Otherly—a partnership that sets out to help define creative non-fiction storytelling in the age of mobile and ephemeral media.
The very first Indigenous-made film I saw was Richard Cardinal: Cry from a Diary of a Métis Child by Alanis Obomsawin, and it was the first time I felt that a filmmaker could understand Indigenous social-political issues.
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.
Eighty National Film Board of Canada productions are chosen by collection curator Albert Ohayon in honour of the institution's 80th anniversary.
With Five Feminist Minutes 2019, four contemporary directors have made shorts in the spirit of the original series, each citing a title from the 1990 program as inspiration.
Marking its 80th year, Canada's public producer heads to Hot Docs with 23 films.
What does a documentary look like on Instagram Stories? That's what we're trying to figure out. Submit your proposal now for this exciting opportunity.
Nine hidden gems from the National Film Board of Canada's rich collection to help you celebrate National Canadian Film Day.