More popular than ever but notoriously hard to finance, the creative feature documentary is flourishing at the National Film Board.
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Astra Taylor's passionate movie essay on imperilled state of democracy is among timely NFB projects on 2018 fall festival circuit.
“Stories are wondrous things. And they are dangerous,” says Thomas King. King knows a thing or two about storytelling and its cultural clout. Born to a Cherokee father and Greek/German...
Wondering what we've got cooking this year? We're here to satisfy your appetite! Here's a sneak-peek at 5 of our upcoming projects.
Toronto's red-hot youth basketball scene is profiled in True North, an upcoming web series by Ryan Sidhoo.
The idea that animation can serve as a vehicle for important public messages is embedded in the very foundations of the NFB animation tradition. Back in 1941, when John Grierson...
Jay Cardinal Villeneuve got the idea while working with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The Cree/Métis filmmaker had been hired by the Commission to record testimony from adult survivors of Canada’s residential schools system and among those who came forward to tell their stories was Lena Wandering Spirit.
Documentary is Canada’s national art form because the history of our cinema — and, in important ways, the history of our country — has been written in documentary. If you...
Stay up-to-date with the NFB 's current production slate with these 5 titles to watch in 2017.
Take a first look at the many Indigenous-directed projects currently in development, production or release in the NFB's English Program.
Emerging director Christopher Auchter plunges us into a mythic watery underworld in The Mountain of SGaana, an animated short that's just completed postproduction in the BC & Yukon Studio.
Autumn is film festival season in Canada and the NFB English Program is embarking on the busy fall circuit with over a dozen new releases.