July 1994, not long after the Rwandan massacre, filmmakers Yvan Patry and Danièle Lacourse arrived on site. They were amongst the first foreign film crews to capture the aftermath.
World Theatre Day was celebrated this week, on March 27. Since 1961, that day has been set aside to promote theatre in all its forms across the world.
This week on NFB.ca, we dared to look at films that celebrate the coming of spring. You all felt it, right? Beneath the sub-zero temperatures and snow and rain and ice?
This week on NFB.ca we looked at science. From a feature-length documentary to a series of one-minute shorts, we’ve got something for every appetite.
A look at two documentaries from the NFB's Challenge for Change program showing innovative solutions to public transit problems in two Canadian cities.
On March 5, 2016 the National Film Board of Canada announced a formal commitment to achieving gender parity in production by 2019. “The NFB’s commitment to gender equity builds on...
It’s International Women’s Day and we’ve been gearing up all week for the occasion. Over the past five days we’ve featured five films that put women’s issues front and centre, from abortion to menopause.
The music for activist filmmaker Will Prosper’s fourth documentary, currently being completed at the NFB, was written by composer-performer Jenny Salgado, a.k.a. J-Kyll.
It’s Oscar® time, and this year we’re extra excited because we’ve got a horse in the race. Well, maybe not a horse, but we do have a pig, a dog, an ape… well, you’ll see.
Sit down and get ready for a four course meal of films that are all about food!
Let us blow you away with 4 entertaining and educational films all about the science of weather, climate and atmosphere!
Since its inception in 1939, the NFB has produced countless films on the subject of war. The common thread running through all these works: How do you go about filming a war?