Playlists

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Pan Am & Parapan Am Games 2015 Pan Am & Parapan Am Games 2015 Pan Am & Parapan Am Games 2015 Pan Am & Parapan Am Games 2015

Pan Am & Parapan Am Games 2015

  • The Pan American and Parapan American Games are the world’s third largest international multi-sport event and one of the ...
Annecy 2015: A Woman's Touch Annecy 2015: A Woman's Touch Annecy 2015: A Woman's Touch Annecy 2015: A Woman's Touch

Annecy 2015: A Woman's Touch

  • I love these films. I could invent a unifying thread that binds them together but I love them because they ...
Canada History Week 2015 Canada History Week 2015 Canada History Week 2015 Canada History Week 2015

Canada History Week 2015

  • The NFB is celebrating Canada History Week, an occasion for Canadians young and old to learn all about the various ...
The Role of the English Community in Quebec The Role of the English Community in Quebec The Role of the English Community in Quebec The Role of the English Community in Quebec

The Role of the English Community in Quebec

  • This playlist features some of the most important NFB films about Montreal’s English-speaking community. From documentaries on the history ...
René Jodoin (1920-2015) René Jodoin (1920-2015) René Jodoin (1920-2015) René Jodoin (1920-2015)

René Jodoin (1920-2015)

  • It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of NFB pioneer animator René Jodoin on January 22 ...
The NFB celebrates pinscreen animation The NFB celebrates pinscreen animation The NFB celebrates pinscreen animation The NFB celebrates pinscreen animation

The NFB celebrates pinscreen animation

  • Did you know that the National Film Board currently owns the world’s only working pinscreen? The pinscreen is a ...
LGBTQ Films Playlist LGBTQ Films Playlist LGBTQ Films Playlist LGBTQ Films Playlist

LGBTQ Films Playlist

  • The National Film Board of Canada is proud to make films from its rich LGBTQ collection available for streaming and ...
Our Food Systems—Are You Hungry for Change? Our Food Systems—Are You Hungry for Change? Our Food Systems—Are You Hungry for Change? Our Food Systems—Are You Hungry for Change?

Our Food Systems—Are You Hungry for Change?

  • A Virtual Classroom with David Suzuki and friends, co-hosted by the NFB, DSF and Humber College The National Film Board ...
Maurice Blackburn Maurice Blackburn Maurice Blackburn Maurice Blackburn

Maurice Blackburn

  • In 2014, the centennial of the birth of composer and sound designer Maurice Blackburn will provide an opportunity to celebrate ...
5 Films, 5 Stamps, 75 years: Canada Post Celebrates the NFB 5 Films, 5 Stamps, 75 years: Canada Post Celebrates the NFB 5 Films, 5 Stamps, 75 years: Canada Post Celebrates the NFB 5 Films, 5 Stamps, 75 years: Canada Post Celebrates the NFB

5 Films, 5 Stamps, 75 years: Canada Post Celebrates the ...

  • A history of looking forward As the National Film Board of Canada marks its 75th anniversary, Canada Post is celebrating ...
International Holocaust Remembrance Day International Holocaust Remembrance Day International Holocaust Remembrance Day International Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

  • This playlist compiles a selection of valuable learning resources, including several NFB films and sources provided by Citizenship and Immigration ...

Tapped Out: Our Right to Safe and Healthy Water. Tapped Out: Our Right to Safe and Healthy Water. Tapped Out: Our Right to Safe and Healthy Water. Tapped Out: Our Right to Safe and Healthy Water.

Tapped Out: Our Right to Safe and Healthy Water.

  • Speak up for your right to a healthy environment! The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) and the David Suzuki ...

Speak Up Speak Up Speak Up Speak Up

Speak Up

  • Although life in society is by nature a collective experience, stellar ideas often spring from inspired individuals. Indeed, we owe ...
Tremplin Program - Winners Tremplin Program - Winners Tremplin Program - Winners Tremplin Program - Winners

Tremplin Program - Winners

  • This selection brings together the films made by the winners of the National Film Board of Canada's Tremplin program ...
Learning Through Empathy - Secondary and Postsecondary Learning Through Empathy - Secondary and Postsecondary Learning Through Empathy - Secondary and Postsecondary Learning Through Empathy - Secondary and Postsecondary

Learning Through Empathy - Secondary and Postsecondary

  • Empathy—the ability to understand and share the feelings of another—is a vital skill for students navigating the diversity ...
Learning Through Empathy - Elementary Learning Through Empathy - Elementary Learning Through Empathy - Elementary Learning Through Empathy - Elementary

Learning Through Empathy - Elementary

  • This playlist offers elementary school teachers unique Canadian resources that will help students explore, discuss, and ultimately express empathy, an ...
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Bill Mason: Beyond the wild, beyond the paddle Bill Mason: Beyond the wild, beyond the paddle Bill Mason: Beyond the wild, beyond the paddle Bill Mason: Beyond the wild, beyond the paddle

Bill Mason: Beyond the wild, beyond the paddle

  • I never met Bill Mason in person. He left the National Film Board shortly after ...b
  • A selection by Albert Ohayon
10 great films from the last decade that you may not have seen 10 great films from the last decade that you may not have seen 10 great films from the last decade that you may not have seen 10 great films from the last decade that you may not have seen

10 great films from the last decade that you may not have seen

  • With the first decade of this century coming to an end, many people have decided ...b
  • A selection by Albert Ohayon
The 1950s: Television and the Move to Montreal The 1950s: Television and the Move to Montreal The 1950s: Television and the Move to Montreal The 1950s: Television and the Move to Montreal

The 1950s: Television and the Move to Montreal

  • The National Film Board was affected by two major factors in the 1950s. The first ...b
  • A selection by Albert Ohayon
Canada’s Diverse Cultures Canada’s Diverse Cultures Canada’s Diverse Cultures Canada’s Diverse Cultures

Canada’s Diverse Cultures

  • The first films on cultural communities in Canada were made at the NFB in the ...b
  • A selection by Albert Ohayon
The 1960s: An Explosion of Creativity The 1960s: An Explosion of Creativity The 1960s: An Explosion of Creativity The 1960s: An Explosion of Creativity

The 1960s: An Explosion of Creativity

  • The 1960s was a period of great change at the National Film Board (NFB). Filmmakers ...b
  • A selection by Albert Ohayon
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Comedy films Comedy films Comedy films Comedy films

Comedy films

  • Included amongst our collection of documentaries and auteur animations lies a small treasure trove of intensely funny films. These rare ...
NFB in 3D NFB in 3D NFB in 3D NFB in 3D

NFB in 3D

  • While 3D films are making a comeback today, the NFB has been exploring the medium since the 1950s with Norman ...

Learning Through Empathy - Elementary Learning Through Empathy - Elementary Learning Through Empathy - Elementary Learning Through Empathy - Elementary

Learning Through Empathy - Elementary

  • This playlist offers elementary school teachers unique Canadian resources that will help students explore, discuss, and ultimately express empathy, an ...
Filmmaker in Residence Filmmaker in Residence Filmmaker in Residence Filmmaker in Residence

Filmmaker in Residence

  • "DON'T MISS!"

    -The National Post

    "EMOTIONAL"

    -The Toronto Sun
     

    The National Film Board of Canada placed media maker Katerina ...

Ottawa International Animation Festival Ottawa International Animation Festival Ottawa International Animation Festival Ottawa International Animation Festival

Ottawa International Animation Festival

Portraits of soldiers in Afghanistan Portraits of soldiers in Afghanistan Portraits of soldiers in Afghanistan Portraits of soldiers in Afghanistan

Portraits of soldiers in Afghanistan

  • A unique chronicle of the Royal 22e Régiment

    Shot in March 2011, the film captures the experiences of the Van ...

Pete Standing Alone Trilogy Pete Standing Alone Trilogy Pete Standing Alone Trilogy Pete Standing Alone Trilogy

Pete Standing Alone Trilogy

  • Pete Standing Alone has come full-circle in his dedication to preserving the traditional ways of his people on the Blood ...

2010 World Expo in Shanghai 2010 World Expo in Shanghai 2010 World Expo in Shanghai 2010 World Expo in Shanghai

2010 World Expo in Shanghai

  • Canada at the 2010 Shanghai World Expo
    Canada is taking part in the Shanghai World Expo, which runs from May ...
The NFB and Fogo Island, Newfoundland: A continuing story The NFB and Fogo Island, Newfoundland: A continuing story The NFB and Fogo Island, Newfoundland: A continuing story The NFB and Fogo Island, Newfoundland: A continuing story

The NFB and Fogo Island, Newfoundland: A continuing story

Canada Day Canada Day Canada Day Canada Day

Canada Day

  • In honour of the holiday, we've put together a selection of films that reflect and honour our great country ...

Contemporary Voices: Films for Global Education Contemporary Voices: Films for Global Education Contemporary Voices: Films for Global Education Contemporary Voices: Films for Global Education

Contemporary Voices: Films for Global Education

  • ABOUT THIS PLAYLIST

    This playlist was created to help educators at the secondary level to integrate documentary films about various ...