Sixty years after its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, the NFB short documentary Universe, directed by Roman Kroitor and Colin Low, remains a revered classic.
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Space exploration has led to considerable advances in science. Explore planets and galaxies in class with Universe, the hit educational film on astronomy, revisited 60 years later by a scientist from Montreal’s Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium.
Strap yourselves in and prepare for lift-off as we offer you a list of four cosmic themed films that are positively out of this world.
With 3000+ films that you can stream for free, picking a starting point can be tricky! Enjoy a (subjective) list of the 10 best NFB films from the 1960s!
If you’re like us, then we know you’re already preparing for August 21’s total solar eclipse—the first in North America since 1979! Get in the eclipse mood with a great selection of films that touch on our neighbourhood star—and you don’t need any protective eyewear to watch!
To help mark #Canada150, the NFB is offering up special online programming and public events across the country that put Canadians in touch with their nation’s stories. Our third installment, What We Seek, celebrates our thirst for knowledge and discovery, and celebrates the intrepid expeditions and great Canadian inventions.
Filmmakers have always been obsessed with exploring the cosmos and the science of space. Enjoy five films about the secrets of our vast universe!
Canada has lost a giant of cinema with the passing of Colin Low, who died in Montreal on February 24 at the age of 89. Born on July 24, 1926,...
What do The Simpsons, Star Wars and drugged-out spiders all have in common? Check out all the NFB's pop culture shout-outs in one convenient location.
Ever feel like your favourite streaming service just isn't making the right recommendations for you? Check out our helpful list for a Canadian twist to your movie consumption!
It's Oscar® season and the buzz is in the air. Want to know what else has been up for the top prize over the years? Watch 6 of our 73 (!) nominated films!
Explore the life and work of Canadian filmmaker, producer, cinematographer, animator, and overall cinema pioneer Wolf Koenig.