In honour of the NFB’s 80th anniversary, our collection curators have carefully hand-picked a selection of films that represent our contribution to the canon of Canadian culture.
Throughout our history, artists and filmmakers have passed through our doors to share their expertise and hone their craft. The result? A rich collection of works depicting the stories that matter to Canadians, spanning close to a century. Enjoy.
Step into someone else’s world with a selection of films that examine the ordinary moments that make life magical.
From Indigenous rights to the environment, these films explore the key issues that matter to Canadians.
Explore innovative ways of storytelling, both past and present, through films that pushed the limits of the craft.
Expand your world by gaining a new perspective with the help of films that share stories from other places and cultures.
Treat yourself with some classics, old and new, that are sure to bring a smile to anyone’s face.
From mental health to stories of self-discovery, these films, which include documentary and fiction, take on the big issues.
Add some beauty to your day with films that celebrate the joy to be found in our daily lives.
Who is the person behind the celebrity? Find out as we delve into the lives of some of the most prominent figures of our time.
Revisit some key moments in history with this selection of films, including the NFB’s first Oscar® winner.