ImagineNATIVE is turning 20 this year and the NFB, a long-time friend of the festival, is heading to the anniversary edition with nine projects — a slate that includes four world premieres.
Posts Tagged “Alanis Obomsawin”
When asked about her creative process, Alanis Obomsawin, the renowned Abenaki filmmaker, always says that first she listens—without a camera in the room—to people share their stories
The term ‘archival material’ covers a dizzying spectrum of possibilities, everything from radio interviews to family snapshots, and it can provide the lifeblood to a historical documentary. Just ask Courtney...
Before our headquarters moves, we wanted to immortalize people and places that shaped the NFB. Explore this series of portraits by Stephan Ballard.
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.
"Canada, are you ready to see what needs to be seen?” Indigenous filmmaking flourishes at the NFB.
The latest incarnation of Hothouse, the NFB’s world-renowned animation mentorship program, kicks off on February 18, fuelled by all the dynamism and vision of a new wave of Indigenous storytellers...
I first came across Rocks at Whiskey Trench as supplemental course material during my undergrad. Initially, I was interested in the film because it spotlighted an element of the Oka Crisis of 1990
More popular than ever but notoriously hard to finance, the creative feature documentary is flourishing at the National Film Board.
As the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) winds to a close, we've got 5 more classic NFB films that appeared at the festival for you to watch free!
Utrecht, Holland, November 12, 2017. Food is piled high on the table of a local bar. Sitting around it, a group of Montrealers pinch themselves, wondering if they’ve really just watched a musical performance by 85-year-old Alanis Obomsawin.
Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance celebrates the 25th anniversary of its release in 2018. While the documentary enjoyed enormous success, its launch was not without problems.