One of the best parts about sharing a film at festivals is being able to field great questions and feed audience curiosity, often by sharing anecdotes about what happened behind the scenes. Here are some of the stories we got to share in-person with audiences over the past months.
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After graduating from the UBC Film Production program back in 2004, I had no idea where or if my degree would take me anywhere. I was more afraid of entering the real world than my immigrant parents, who let their youngest daughter pursue a degree in the fine arts.
Seems like an oxymoron, but while I was drowning in the deep end of sorrow, I discovered the absolute safest place for me was riding a motorcycle.
When we see or hear the term “road movie,” we tend to think of fiction features. In films of this genre, as the name implies, one or more characters hit the road.
This edition of Curator’s Perspective is highlighting some of the work done by Asian-Canadian filmmakers or filmmakers of Asian descent at the National Film Board.
This instalment of Curator’s Perspective is devoted to celebrating the launch of a new website for the NFB collection.
“If there’s one film I have to make, it’s this one.” This message to NFB producer Denis McCready is what initially got Why?—a film on sexual violence and teens—off the ground.
This instalment of Curator’s Perspective is devoted to the landmark films that have been directed by women at the NFB over the decades.
When my dad found out he was sick, the first thing he said was that he wanted to make one final film. A tribute to his life’s work. On and off for 15 years, he had travelled around the world by himself shooting a film about Utopia.
This instalment of Curator’s Perspective offers a brief look at the history of Black cinema at the National Film Board.
What is the definition of “sharing”? When the National Film Board of Canada asked me to write a blog post about their Season of Sharing offer, I wasn’t too sure where to start.
This instalment of Curator’s Perspective invites Canadians to discover the first four editions (1970 to 1976) of the biennial Arctic Winter Games