In the language of the Blackfoot, the word Kímmapiiyipitssini refers to a form of social solidarity, describing how Blackfoot people traditionally demonstrate empathy and support for each other.
Posts Tagged “North West Studio”
Canada's public film producer kicks off new decade with inventive flair.
Angelina McLeod returns to the Shoal Lake 40 First Nation to participate in a momentous collective action.
"Canada, are you ready to see what needs to be seen?” Indigenous filmmaking flourishes at the NFB.
With Five Feminist Minutes 2019, four contemporary directors have made shorts in the spirit of the original series, each citing a title from the 1990 program as inspiration.
2018 ended on a high note for the NFB. Two NFB productions have made it onto TIFF’s prestigious Top Ten list — Patrick Bouchard’s masterful stop motion animation The Subject...
More popular than ever but notoriously hard to finance, the creative feature documentary is flourishing at the National Film Board.
Astra Taylor's passionate movie essay on imperilled state of democracy is among timely NFB projects on 2018 fall festival circuit.
“Stories are wondrous things. And they are dangerous,” says Thomas King. King knows a thing or two about storytelling and its cultural clout. Born to a Cherokee father and Greek/German...
Wondering what we've got cooking this year? We're here to satisfy your appetite! Here's a sneak-peek at 5 of our upcoming projects.
Growing up in Calgary Cheryl Foggo looked forward to the annual Stampede with excitement, but began wondering why her own ancestors, African-American homesteaders on the Canadian Prairies, were absent from Alberta’s foundation myth. With John Ware Reclaimed, she’s shining a light on the underwritten history of Alberta’s Black pioneers and the remarkable life of John Ware.
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...