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Canada at the Coronation

Canada at the Coronation

This documentary depicts the colour and pageantry of the coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, as well as Canada's participation in this momentous event.

Allen Stark
1953 | 48 min
The Cannonball Woman

The Cannonball Woman

Madeleine the human cannonball puts on a spectacular travelling show with her husband. But at home, every day seems to unfold just like the one before it. The Cannonball Woman ...

Albertine Zullo & David Toutevoix
2017 | 14 min
Capturing Reality: The Art of Documentary

Capturing Reality: The Art of Documentary

In this feature-length film on the art of the documentary, director Pepita Ferrari interviews 33 leading documentarians and shows clips from over 50 films. From cinéma-vérité pioneers like Albert Maysles ...

Pepita Ferrari
2008 | 1 h 37 min
Carface

Carface

In this animated short, a Chevrolet Bel Air 1957 offers an ironic take on the iconic American ballad “Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)”. The Chevy’s bumper ...

Claude Cloutier
2015 | 4 min
Carts of Darkness

Carts of Darkness

Murray Siple's feature-length documentary follows a group of homeless men who have combined bottle picking with the extreme sport of racing shopping carts down the steep hills of North ...

Murray Siple
2008 | 59 min
The Cat Came Back

The Cat Came Back

This hilarious Oscar®-nominated animation is based on the century-old folk song of the same name. Old Mr. Johnson makes increasingly manic attempts to rid himself of a little yellow ...

Cordell Barker
1988 | 7 min
Cat Meets Dog

Cat Meets Dog

A mysterious invitation of a romantic nature kicks off this adventure of parallel lives and parallel worlds. Acclaimed animator Paul Driessen’s latest short is a wandering tale of desire ...

Paul Driessen
2014 | 11 min
Caterpillarplasty

Caterpillarplasty

Fusing elements of Kafka and Kubrick, Caterpillarplasty is a prescient, grotesque sci-fi satire that lifts plastic surgery to another level. A powerful and sardonic take on a social obsession with ...

David Barlow-Krelina
2018 | 5 min
A Change of Scenery

A Change of Scenery

Meet Annie, a woman who, despite being caught up in the circus of everyday life, finds her balance. Using live-action footage and traditional animation, filmmaker Anita Lebeau takes us on ...

Anita Lebeau
2019 | 3 min
Charles

Charles

Charles knows he’s not like other kids. Every day at school, he’s reminded that his life isn’t like that of his classmates. Every day at home, he ...

Dominic-Étienne Simard
2017 | 10 min
Chi

Chi

Well-known filmmaker Anne Wheeler and actor Babz Chula take off for southern India, armed only with a camera and the hope of making a film about a little-known, seemingly miraculous ...

Anne Wheeler
2013 | 59 min
Children of Soldiers

Children of Soldiers

In this documentary shot at Canadian Forces Base Petawawa during a troop deployment to Afghanistan, children and teens talk about the particular circumstances of having soldiers as parents.

Directed by ...

Claire Corriveau
2010 | 52 min
China 2000 BC - The Rise and Fall of Dynasties in Ancient China

China 2000 BC - The Rise and Fall of Dynasties in Ancient China

Between 2000 B.C. and 221 B.C., many civilizations developed in the area now known as China—and each had its own distinct language, culture and gods. This series unveils ...

Wally LongulTakayoshi AizawaNobuhide Abe & Yoshihiro Watanabe
2013 | 45 min
China 2000 BC - Unearthing the Truth Behind a Myth: The Xia Dynasty

China 2000 BC - Unearthing the Truth Behind a Myth: The Xia Dynasty

Between 2000 B.C. and 221 B.C., many civilizations developed in the area now known as China—and each had its own distinct language, culture and gods. This series unveils ...

Wally LongulTakayoshi AizawaNobuhide Abe & Yoshihiro Watanabe
2013 | 45 min
The Chinese Violin

The Chinese Violin

In this animated short, a young girl and her father move from China to Canada, bringing only their Chinese violin along for the journey. As they face the challenge of ...

Joe Chang
2002 | 8 min
The Chocolate Farmer

The Chocolate Farmer

This full-length documentary takes us to an unspoiled corner of southern Belize, where cacao farmer and father Eladio Pop manually works his plantation in the tradition of his Mayan ancestors ...

Rohan Fernando
2010 | 1 h 10 min
Christmas Cracker

Christmas Cracker

This short animation consists of three segments that take a playful look at Christmas: a rendition of "Jingle Bells" in which paper cut-out figures dance, a dime-store rodeo of tin ...

Norman McLarenJeff HaleGerald Potterton & Grant Munro
1963 | 9 min
Christopher Changes His Name

Christopher Changes His Name

This animated short for children tells the story of Christopher, a little boy who didn't want to be called Christopher anymore. Such a common name! When Aunty Gail from ...

Cilia Sawadogo
2000 | 6 min
Christopher, Please Clean Up Your Room!

Christopher, Please Clean Up Your Room!

This short animated film stars Christopher, a terrific kid with one major problem… he's messy! His shoes smell funky, his fish bowl stinks, and even the cockroaches can't ...

Vincent Gauthier
2001 | 7 min
Circle of the Sun

Circle of the Sun

This short documentary by Colin Low is an invitation to a gathering of the Káínaa of Alberta - as the Sun Dance is captured on film for the first time. The ...

Colin Low
1960 | 29 min
Circuit marine

Circuit marine

"Dans la grande chaîne alimentaire de la vie, où il fallait que nous passions... ", aurait pu chanter un Raymond Lévesque facétieux, s'il s'était inspiré de Circuit marine, petite ...

Isabelle Favez
2003 | 7 min
The Circus

The Circus

In the vestibule of a hospital room, a young boy waits to see his dying mother. The clamor and spiralling movements of bodies around him intensify, forming a grotesque circus ...

Nicolas Brault
2010 | 7 min
City of Gold

City of Gold

This classic short film from Pierre Berton depicts the Klondike gold rush at its peak, when would-be prospectors struggled through harsh conditions to reach the fabled gold fields over 3000 ...

Colin Low & Wolf Koenig
1957 | 21 min
A Cloud's Dream

A Cloud's Dream

Watch as one cloud’s imagination soars from the familiar to the unknown on a captivating journey from dusk until dawn. Animated using partial audio waveform data, A Cloud’s ...

Andrew Hicks
2011 | 1 min
The Coca-Cola Case

The Coca-Cola Case

Columbia is the trade union murder capital of the world. Since 2002, more than 470 workers’ leaders have been brutally killed, usually by paramilitaries hired by private companies intent on ...

German Gutierrez & Carmen Garcia
2009 | 1 h 25 min
The Coca-Cola Case (Short Version)

The Coca-Cola Case (Short Version)

Columbia is the trade union murder capital of the world. Since 2002, more than 470 workers’ leaders have been brutally killed, usually by paramilitaries hired by private companies intent on ...

German Gutierrez & Carmen Garcia
2009 | 52 min
CODA

CODA

This short animation draws on advanced digital technologies to offer a new vision of dance in cinema. With motion capture (MoCap) and particle processing, designers Denis Poulin and Martine Époque ...

Denis Poulin & Martine Époque
2014 | 10 min
Collector – Hothouse 12

Collector – Hothouse 12

A pair of unlikely travellers encounter a young man on the highway who seems to have forgotten that he can be seen. Collector explores the concept of semi-private spaces and ...

Kassia Ward
2019 | 1 min
The Colour of Beauty

The Colour of Beauty

Renee Thompson is trying to make it as a top fashion model in New York. She's got the looks, the walk and the drive. But she’s a black ...

Elizabeth St. Philip
2010 | 17 min
Concerto Grosso Modo

Concerto Grosso Modo

This short animation is a playful introduction to musical notation. Music notes, suddenly infused with life, begin building a score. Working like ants, they assemble one by one the many ...

François Aubry
1985 | 6 min
Confessions of an Innocent Man

Confessions of an Innocent Man

This raw exposé examines William Sampson’s harrowing experience while imprisoned in Saudi Arabia for a crime he didn’t commit. Sampson was working as a businessman when he was ...

2007 | 52 min
The Conquerors

The Conquerors

In this animated short, a young couple washed onto a strange, inhospitable shore, attempts to transform the land into an Eden. Through great effort they prosper, learning to conquer nature ...

Tibor Banoczki & Sarolta Szabo
2011 | 12 min
Conviction

Conviction

Conviction envisions alternatives to prison through the eyes of women behind bars and those fighting on the front lines of the decarceration movement.

Nance AckermanAriella Pahlke & Teresa MacInnes
2019 | 1 h 18 min
A Cow's Tale

A Cow's Tale

Does technology make our lives easier?

Audrey works away at her computer and she encounters a problem. Nothing seems to help: neither a co-worker's advice, nor the user manual ...

John Tanasiciuk
2006 | 5 min
Crazywater

Crazywater

This feature-length documentary from Inuvialuit filmmaker Dennis Allen is an emotional and revealing exploration of addiction among Indigenous people in Canada.

After years of struggle and shame, 5 Indigenous Canadians ...

Dennis Allen
2013 | 56 min
Cry of the Wild

Cry of the Wild

This feature-length documentary from Bill Mason imparts his affection for the big northern timber wolves and the pure-white Arctic wolves. Filmed over three years in the Northwest Territories, British Columbia ...

Bill Mason
1972 | 1 h 28 min
Cumulus

Cumulus

This short animation film is a multi–layered story of an accumulation of encounters between black clouds.

This film was made as part of the fourth edition of the NFB ...

Maya Ersan
2007 | 1 min