The 1967 short documentary Blades and Brass combines hockey action with Mexican brass music. It was a hit in Canada and all over the world.
Posts Tagged “Donald Brittain”
In October 1964, the National Film Board sent director Don Owen and a small crew to film a college campus tour featuring four of Canada’s poets: Irving Layton, Earle Birney,...
Helicopter Canada was filmed by the National Film Board of Canada for Canada's centennial. It features views of Canada as seen from a helicopter.
A look at 4 National Film Board films on the importance of Canadian radio throughout the years just in time for World Radio Day.
One of the most powerful films I’ve ever seen is Donald Brittain’s Fields of Sacrifice, a documentary he made in 1963 about the Canadian soldiers who were killed during the two world wars.
Of all the filmmaking giants in the NFB’s storied history, one of the best is Donald Brittain.
Discover four acclaimed WWI films produced by the National Film Board of Canada including Donald Brittain's haunting doc, Fields of Sacrifice.
With 2015 coming to a close, we compiled our annual Staff pick list! Brush up on the recently added, free films now available on NFB.ca!
Commemorate Remembrance Day with a selection of 5 films that cover the unknown stories from the First and Second World Wars and Afghanistan.
Why not play hockey forever? This documentary profiles men aged 38 to 54 who are happier in January than they are in June playing the game of their youth.
Ah, the romance of an era long gone. Take a tour through a sumptuous selection of stylish, seductive, and sonorous black-and-white films from the 1960s. It'll almost feel like you were there...
On deck Spring is upon us and baseball season has arrived. I thought it a perfect time to share with you our collection of baseball films, all available on NFB.ca...