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Posts Tagged “Trick or Treaty?”
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.
Alanis Obomsawin’s documentaries Trick or Treaty? and Hi-Ho Mistahey! explore the effects of the James Bay Treaty, the validity of oral versus written history, and the availability of quality education for First Nations people. The films look at how the Treaty was negotiated and how Indigenous youth are challenging the government to fulfill its obligations. Here’s an overview of these documentaries with reference to four key concepts.
Films are wonderful civic education tools. They awaken our curiosity and sharpen our analytical skills. Introduce your students to the art of debate with NFB Films.
Over the past 6 months, the members of the NFB programming team have screened hundreds of documentaries from around the world to create a premiere destination for you, the film lovers...
Check out our latest offering of films available for FREE public screening at public libraries across Canada. Watch a few trailers, and decide what you want to see in your community this spring. There's something for everyone—kids and adults alike!
Find out how the NFB's Atlantic-Quebec Studio is exactly like chocolate bark.
We're gearing up for the Toronto International Film Festival with 5 NFB films in the running. Check out some trailers and clips here. See you at the fest!