They say comedy is tragedy plus time. Pain, the reasoning goes, becomes funny only when it has receded into a past where it can no longer be felt.
As a 23-year-old art student, French filmmaker Justine Vuylsteker came across an animation technique that instantly intrigued her: the pinscreen.
Before we bid adieu to summer and welcome fall with open arms, we've got one more week of summer programming for you to enjoy.
Utrecht, Holland, November 12, 2017. Food is piled high on the table of a local bar. Sitting around it, a group of Montrealers pinch themselves, wondering if they’ve really just watched a musical performance by 85-year-old Alanis Obomsawin.
In this edition of the Masters Series, we look at the work of Wolf Koenig, one of the NFB's pioneers of direct cinema. Enjoy 5 of his films.
As forest fires continue to wreak havoc across British Columbia, we present 2 documentaries that take you to the heart of several of them.
It's that time of year again - time to leave summer behind and get into back-to-school mode. Here are 5 films to help with the transition.
HTC Vive VR headset users can now experience an absurdist mind-and-body romp through the highest clouds to the ocean deep when they download our VR adventure game Museum of Symmetry for free from Steam and Viveport.
Watch 5 short films offering historical perspective on science and technology - on everything from evolution to atomic energy, from our galaxy to feats of modern engineering.
Although over 100 years old, stop-motion animation has enjoyed multiple bursts of popularity throughout time. Watch 5 of the best stop-motion shorts from our online collection.
Discover the work of one of the most influential animators of his time, Ryan Larkin - a man who went from artistic genius to begging on the street over the span of his short career.
Social justice is a topic we know well at the NFB. It’s a topic that lends itself well to the documentary form, and as a result has formed the backbone of many a film. Here are 5 of our best.