The little-known story of Alberta’s Black pioneers, a darkly entertaining animation about the Hudson’s Bay Company and an interactive story shot in Cambodia are among projects currently in the works...
Posts Tagged “Canadian history”
Take a look inside Kingston's infamous high security prison with these amazing photographs from A Warehouse for Bodies, a short 1979 doc about life inside Kingston Pen.
Discover Apocalypse 10 Lives, an interactive digital story about World War I. Inquiry-based learning and strong supplemental supports allow students to research their own interests. Includes a thorough resource guide, including full documentation and bibliography.
This summer, 4 globally-acclaimed contemporary artists use the NFB archives to create new short films that will be exhibited at the Aboriginal Pavilion in Toronto from July 10th to 26th, 2015. If you're a lover of all things experimental, a contemporary art enthusiast, or a fan of remix culture, you'll definitely want to catch these.
At 148 years, Canada has an incredibly rich and fascinating history, and unsurprisingly, you can learn about the highlights of Canadian history in the NFB archives. In honour of Canada Day, take a little journey back in time and learn about the history of Canada, as seen through 10 NFB films.
Explore a series of documentaries for the Canadian high school curriculum on political rivals Pierre Elliott Trudeau and René Lévesque. This collaborative effort of the National Film Board and Library and Archives Canada (LAC) brings a host of valuable resources to the classroom, including the documentary series, a full collection of digital images and documents from LAC, and fact sheets about each of Canada’s prime ministers.
This is a guest post written by Anne Koizumi, Education Specialist and Workshop Facilitators at the National Film Board of Canada in Montreal, QC. Only a month ago I was...
The Canada Vignettes have become a treasure of Canadian nostalgia. Here is how the project came to be.
As many of you know, the National Film Board played a central role during World War II. Created in 1939, a few months before the hostilities began, the NFB fell...