The 1964 documentary Magic Molecule on the world of plastics is discussed. The film was released theatrically around the world.
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We made this film because it allowed us to illuminate, from a never-before-seen vantage point, a human drama playing out on an almost global stage.
A spirit of pure invention informs the latest edition of Hothouse which got underway on November 15. That’s when the National Film Board opened the doors of its famous animation studios to six young animation artists from across Canada.
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.
On the surface, the story of Charity seems specific to the suburban development in Markham, Ontario. However, the web documentary resonates with larger issues about identity, belonging, and self-representation in suburban environments throughout Canada.
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,...
History goes in cycles, and we need to learn from our past and build bridges that open dialogue. I am an Arab, even if I’m a Jew. Those two are not incompatible. I want people to see Baghdad Twist as a universal story, about a woman, a family, a community
By the time I decided to make this documentary, I had known Luben and Elena for 20 years, and I’d witnessed their growth as artists and human beings.
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.