The 1978 NFB documentary Song of the Paddle is profiled. In it, filmmaker Bill Mason and his family go on canoe-camping trips.
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It’s June, 1970, close to the end of the school year. I’m in Grade One at Lynwood Elementary School in Edmonton, Alberta. Our class is going to the gym to watch a film. It’s the first time I’ve ever seen a film in a big room like this.
The 1969 Oscar nominated short film Blake follows Blake James, a free spirit who flies in his homebuilt biplane across Canada.
Eighty National Film Board of Canada productions are chosen by collection curator Albert Ohayon in honour of the institution's 80th anniversary.
There is no better way to celebrate the imminent arrival of spring than by binge-watching a bunch of Bill Mason films. This was a man who worshipped nature.
In Search of the Bowhead Whale (directed by Bill Mason) documents a World Wildlife Fund expedition in Icy Cape Alaska looking for the elusive Bowhead whale.
Be water, my friend.
If anyone could brings rocks to life, it was Bill Mason.
Fairy tales wolves get a bad rap. They’re always up to no good, terrorizing helpless pigs or chowing down grandmothers. But how savage are wolves in reality? According to filmmaker Bill Mason,...
A talented naturalist, author, painter, filmmaker, and conservationist, Bill Mason (1929-1988) is one of those effortlessly awesome wilderness guys who make you proud to be living in such a majestic place as Canada…...
How do you define art? Here are 6 films that challenge our perception of films about art, featuring Bill Mason, Todd McFarlane, Frederick Varley and others.
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