Tagaq’s co-director and collaborator, Chelsea McMullan, didn’t exactly know what they were in for when the two joined forces for Ever Deadly, which is ostensibly a documentary about Tagaq but also functions as a concert doc, and a love letter to Inuit culture.
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"Canada, are you ready to see what needs to be seen?” Indigenous filmmaking flourishes at the NFB.
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.
Watch 5 films that represent a vibrant cross-section of Canadian music. From opera to pop to throat singing, we've got something for everyone.
Inuk artist Tanya Tagaq possesses one of the fiercest and most arresting voices in contemporary music. Occupying a sonic universe all her own, somewhere between wolf and human, she infuses the throat-singing tradition of her people with fearless new urgency, leaving audiences and critics in a state of gobsmacked awe.
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.
Archival footage serves as both inspiration and raw material in Souvenir, an audacious series of shorts by Aboriginal artists that gets its world premiere during the upcoming Pan Am Games...