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Mabel's Saga

Mabel's Saga

This short animation celebrates menopause through the story of Mabel. She’s juggling work, teenagers and an elderly mom. Now she’s got hot flashes and chin hairs! Before you ...

MacPherson

MacPherson

This animated film by Martine Chartrand (Black Soul) recounts the friendship between a young Félix Leclerc and Frank Randolph Macpherson, a Jamaican chemical engineer and university graduate who worked for ...

Madame Tutli-Putli

Madame Tutli-Putli

This stop-motion animated film takes viewers on an exhilarating existential journey into the fully imagined, tactile world of Madame Tutli-Putli. As she travels alone on the night train, weighed down ...

The Magic of Anansi

The Magic of Anansi

This animated short tells the story of Anansi, a little spider who is tired of being snubbed by other the jungle animals, especially Mr. Tiger. As Anansi plots and schemes ...

Making It

Making It

This short documentary is an inspiring portrait of Black youth who have made their ambitious dreams come true through willpower. Made as part of the Work For All project 2006 ...

Mamori

Mamori

Mamori transports us into a black-and-white universe of fluid shapes, dappled and striated with shadows and light, where the texture of the visuals and of the celluloid itself have been ...

The Man Who Slept

The Man Who Slept

A young woman shares her life with a sleeping ghost. She lives in the denial of a loss that has left her all alone. This vibrantly textured animated film is ...

The Man with the Golden Cells

The Man with the Golden Cells

In The Man with the Golden Cells, director Florence Martin-Kessler asks crucial and timely questions about the right to personal physical integrity in the face of scientific research. Travelling through ...

Maq and the Spirit of the Woods

Maq and the Spirit of the Woods

This animated short tells the story of Maq, a Mi’gmaq boy who realizes his potential with the help of inconspicuous mentors. When an elder in the community offers him ...

Martha of the North (Classroom Length)

Martha of the North (Classroom Length)

Martha was only 5 when she and her parents were lured away from their Inuit village. Along with a handful of other families, they were moved to Canada’s most ...

Mary & Myself

Mary & Myself

This short animated documentary tells the story of 2 Chinese Canadian women making their theatrical debut playing “comfort women” in Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues. Jia Tsu Thompson and ...

Meltdown

Meltdown

In this short animation, a polar bear must try his luck finding a job in the big city when the last of his Arctic ice environment disappears. It’s hard ...

Meltdown

Meltdown

This short documentary examines the nuclear disaster that followed the March 11th, 2011 earthquake and tsunami that rocked Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture. That day, Japan wass hit with the 5th-strongest ...

The Memories of Angels

The Memories of Angels

This visual love letter crafted by filmmaker Luc Bourdon uses clips from 120 NFB films to pay tribute to the city of Montreal in the '50s and '60s, with hat ...

Mighty Jerome (Short Version)

Mighty Jerome (Short Version)

In 1959, at just 19, Harry Jerome was Canada's most promising track and field star on his way to the Olympics in Rome. By 1962, after suffering a gruesome ...

Mind Me Good Now!

Mind Me Good Now!

In this animated short 2 children, Tina and Dalby, disobey their mama with almost tragic consequences. Having strayed away from home, they run afoul of a local "cocoya," a wicked ...

Molly in Springtime

Molly in Springtime

It’s carnival in Balthasarville and the scoundrel Bonifacio is scheming to overthrow Léon and become King Quack. But he’s outsmarted by Molly Gingerbread and her friend Hedgehog, who ...

Monsieur Pointu

Monsieur Pointu

This animated short about virtuoso stage entertainer Monsieur Pointu (Paul Cormier) is screen magic at its best. Here, the man and his violin are literally taken apart - head, feet, limbs ...

Mug of a Diver

Mug of a Diver

Jean-Claude Roubaud's passion is the sea. He's a diver, and for over 15 years has been making his childhood dream come true: earning his living finding sunken treasure ...

A Museum in the City

A Museum in the City

In A Museum in the City, filmmaker Luc Bourdon invites us on a tour of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA). A backstage discovery of the institution and its ...

Muybridge's Strings

Muybridge's Strings

Can time be made to stand still? Can it be reversed? Koji Yamamura’s Muybridge's Strings is a meditation on this theme, contrasting the worlds of the photographer Eadweard ...

My Grandmother Ironed the King's Shirts

My Grandmother Ironed the King's Shirts

This animated film comes from Oscar®-winning filmmaker Torill Kove (The Danish Poet). It's a tall tale about her grandmother's life in Oslo, Norway, during World War II ...

My Little Underground

My Little Underground

In this autobiographical animated short, Elise Simard crafts the story of a young girl seeking self-discovery and rebirth. Drifting between real and imagined events, the film uses time-lapse photography with ...

My Prairie Home

My Prairie Home

In this feature documentary-musical by Chelsea McMullan, indie singer Rae Spoon takes us on a playful, meditative and at times melancholic journey. Set against majestic images of the infinite expanses ...

My Son Shall Be Armenian

My Son Shall Be Armenian

Exploring the question of Armenian identity, My Son Shall Be Armenian follows filmmaker Hagop Goudsouzian, who travels with five Montreal men and women of Armenian descent to the land of ...

Mysteries in the Archives: 1910 Buffalo Bill

Mysteries in the Archives: 1910 Buffalo Bill

Buffalo Bill was, by reputation, the greatest buffalo hunter of all time. His celebrity included a stint as cavalry scout for George Armstrong Custer, the general killed at the Battle ...

Mysteries in the Archives: 1937 Crash of the Hindenburg

Mysteries in the Archives: 1937 Crash of the Hindenburg

As night fell near in Lakehurst, New Jersey, near New York City, on May 6, 1937, the German dirigible the Hindenburg exploded. Four different newsreel company cameramen filmed one of ...

Mysteries in the Archives: 1946 A-bomb Tests on Bikini

Mysteries in the Archives: 1946 A-bomb Tests on Bikini

No event in the history of cinema had ever been so thoroughly covered. Why so many cameras and equipment to film two atomic explosions just after the end of the ...

Mysteries in the Archives: 1954 Marilyn Monroe in Korea

Mysteries in the Archives: 1954 Marilyn Monroe in Korea

Two weeks after their wedding in San Francisco, Marilyn Monroe and baseball icon Joe DiMaggio set off for Japan. On their honeymoon? Pre-season training for Japanese baseball teams begins in ...

Mysteries in the Archives: 1955 Tragedy Strikes Le Mans'24 Hours

Mysteries in the Archives: 1955 Tragedy Strikes Le Mans'24 Hours

On June 11, 1955, between 200 and 300 thousand people are attending automobile racing’s most celebrated endurance event: the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Like every year, Le Mans ...

Mysteries in the Archives: 1963 John F. Kennedy's Funeral

Mysteries in the Archives: 1963 John F. Kennedy's Funeral

From the announcement of President Kennedy’s assassination in Dallas to his burial in Washington, D.C. four days later, the three television networks devoted their entire air time to ...

Mysteries in the Archives: 1969 Live from the Moon

Mysteries in the Archives: 1969 Live from the Moon

On July 22, 1969, man walked on the moon for the first time. About 600 million people watched it live on television. In an incessant battle of technology and political ...

The Mystery of Mazo de la Roche

The Mystery of Mazo de la Roche

This feature documentary tells the mysterious story of Canadian author Mazo de la Roche, author of the Jalna novels. Using both dramatic and documentary techniques, the film explores this compelling ...

Mystical Brain

Mystical Brain

This short documentary reveals the exploratory work of a team from the University of Montreal who seek to understand the states of grace experienced by mystics and those who meditate ...