The World War II short documentary Headline Hunters is discussed. It highlights the work of Canadian war correspondents.
Posts Tagged “Canada Carries On”
The history of the National Film Board of Canada's newsreel unit is explored including the production of the popular Eye Witness series.
Five short films produced by the National Film Board of Canada that have won Best Theatrical Short at the Canadian Film Awards.
Enjoy several amazing vintage NFB sports documentaries from lacrosse to soccer to cycling from the 1950s to the 1980s. There's a film for everyone.
Want to know more about how and why Canadian film culture came to be the way it is? Go straight to the source in our new interactive web doc! Interviews with poets, dreamers, and pioneers reveal the history of the NFB... and maybe even a bit about what movies mean to Canadians today.
What happens to wartime propaganda when the war is over? Revisit the NFB’s post-1945 productions in the “Canada Carries On” series, which aimed to inspire, inform, and entertain Canadians in a particularly Canadian way.
Our new feature doc compiles some 500 wartime propaganda films (1939-1945) in an effort to understand what being Canadian meant then, and maybe even what it means now. This film is streaming for free online.
During World War 2 the National Film Board was actively involved in producing films that would provide a uniquely Canadian view of the war effort at home and on the...
On February 26, 1942, National Film Board of Canada Commissioner John Grierson accepted the Academy Award for documentary short for the film Churchill’s Island. Originally produced for a Canadian audience...
The story behind the World in Action theatrical series of propaganda films
Canada Carries On! Just six months after its creation, the National Film Board was faced with a major challenge. With the start of the Second World War, production would...