The history of the National Film Board of Canada's newsreel unit is explored including the production of the popular Eye Witness series.
Canadians can be proud of the fact that our boreal is arguably the most important forest in the world. Though it is heavily logged and dotted with mines, it is still less disturbed than any other forest, and home to countless wild animals.
Four hidden film gems released online in 2020 from the National Film Board of Canada are discussed in detail.
"Twenty-one years ago, I received a scholarship through the Royal Canadian Air Cadets to earn my private pilot licence. Fifteen years later, I made a documentary called As the Crow Flies, which follows a group of inspiring young cadets going through the same program I did."
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.
Motto is an unidentified digital object that can’t be reduced to a genre or a school. A NFB production, Motto is the work of Vincent Morisset’s digital creation studio, AATOAA, in collaboration with Montreal novelist Sean Michaels. Here’s a look back at the three years of work that brought Motto to our pockets.
The third documentary by Gentille M. Assih was inspired by the courage of three immigrants who experienced intimate partner violence.
Far from Bashar won’t change the course of the war in Syria. It may, however, succeed in making some of us a little more open to those affected by it.
The documentary trilogy Protection Force on Canadian Peacekeeping in the former Yugoslavia is discussed in detail.
An overview of four National Film Board of Canada animated short films on Greek Mythology and beyond. From Syrinx to Icarus to the ErlKing.
Shannon was made to feel uncomfortable for being gay. This film is going to make you feel uncomfortable, but that’s why her story is so important.
With Moments of Life, we want to increase public awareness of the experience of parents living through perinatal grief