This instalment of Curator’s Perspective is devoted to the landmark films that have been directed by women at the NFB over the decades.
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The story of the making and distribution of the Oscar nominated documentary The Fight: Science Against Cancer.
Animals are awesome. Animated films are awesome. So, be them furry, scaly or feathery, these six adorable tales of animated animals will be sure to entertain you!
Inspired by Evelyn Lambart’s Mr. Frog Went A-Courting, David Van Poppel, a passionate NFB fan, went as far as writing a song.
The year was 1960. The place: Annecy, a historic town in the French Alps, where a group of local cinephiles were mounting the first competitive edition of the Annecy International...
Evelyn Lambart is known as the First Lady of Animation, and was the first animator to join the NFB. Watch a selection of some of her films.
As the first woman animator in the country—and for nearly a quarter-century the only female animation filmmaker at the NFB—Evelyn Lambart enjoyed a prolific career marked by passion and invention.
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...
Large or small, of modest or exuberant plumage, birds are endlessly fascinating creatures. They possess that magical ability: flight, and their wee hearts continually move them to sing, as the Chinese proverb goes, not because they have an answer, but simply because they have a song.
With the current conversations surrounding the abysmal under-representation of female directors in Hollywood we’ve decided to highlight the fantastic history and confidence the NFB has, and continues to have, with female directors.
Enjoy a selection of films featuring six of music's biggest names in six films that will delight your ears. Enjoy the show!
We created a mini retrospective that highlights 100 invaluable years of work by women in animation, here at the NFB and abroad.