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O Canada

O Canada

This very short stereoscopic film by Evelyn Lambart uses drawings to suggest movement across Canada’s ever-changing countryside.

Evelyn Lambart
1952 | 1 min
Observer

Observer

Smartphones cannot feel, smell or taste, yet they are not without their own senses. Using raw data from the low-level sensors of a cell phone, this film offers a unique ...

Brendan Matkin
2013 | 1 min
Oedipus

Oedipus

In this animated short parodying the Greek myth, director Paul Driessen offers a backwards tragicomic version of the classic tale. Oedipus is Driessen at his absurdist best.

Paul Driessen
2011 | 13 min
Old Dog

Old Dog

Old Dog shows how elderly dogs' lives are improved by technology - from diapers for amputees to doggie strollers - through animated vignettes. The soundtrack consists of an older man describing his ...

Ann Marie Fleming
2020 | 3 min
Oma's Quilt

Oma's Quilt

This animated short tells the story of Oma, who is moving from her house on Maple Street where she lived most of her life to a senior's residence where ...

Izabela Bzymek
2007 | 12 min
On the Ice Floe

On the Ice Floe

This short documentary depicts a warm yet ephemeral community that comes together on the ice in Rimouski, Quebec—the site of an unusual encounter between ice fishermen and French artist ...

Stéphane Lahoud
2012 | 27 min
One

One

This minimalist piece of animation explores the origin of life.

This film was made as part of the fourth edition of the NFB's Hothouse apprenticeship.

Diego Stoliar
2007 | 1 min
Open Sky: Portrait of a Pavilion in Venice

Open Sky: Portrait of a Pavilion in Venice

An intimate portrait of the Canada Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, an architectural gem designed by Milan’s famous Studio BBPR and recently restored, along with its gardens, by the ...

Katerine Giguère
2020 | 26 min
ORA

ORA

ORA is a stunning meeting between the artistic worlds of choreographer José Navas and filmmaker Philippe Baylaucq. It is the first film to use 3D thermal imaging, producing visuals like ...

Philippe Baylaucq
2011 | 15 min
Orange

Orange

This animated short poses some interesting questions: what if buildings pulsed, trees tapped out beats, or shadows could whistle a tune? Through the creative interpretation and animation of the city ...

Sylvie Trouvé
2009 | 1 min
Oscar

Oscar

Brilliantly mixing animated sequences and archival footage, Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre paints a touching portrait of virtuoso pianist Oscar Peterson. As with her previous films (McLaren’s Negative and Jutra), Saint-Pierre pursues ...

Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre
2016 | 12 min
Our People Will Be Healed

Our People Will Be Healed

Our People Will Be Healed, Alanis Obomsawin’s 50th film, reveals how a Cree community in Manitoba has been enriched through the power of education. The Helen Betty Osborne Ininiw ...

Alanis Obomsawin
2017 | 1 h 37 min
Our Town Faro

Our Town Faro

This short film is about the small town of Faro located in the Yukon wilderness. In the 1970s, Faro was poised for success as a mining town but when metal ...

Mitch Miyagawa & David Oppenheim
2004 | 8 min
Out of Mind, Out of Sight

Out of Mind, Out of Sight

This feature documentary profiles four residents of the Brockville Mental Health Centre, a forensic psychiatric hospital for people who have committed violent crimes. Four patients—two men and two women ...

John Kastner
2014 | 1 h 27 min
Overdose

Overdose

In this short animation, we meet a young boy leads such a regimented life that he has no more time just to be a kid. Between school, tennis lessons, swimming ...

Claude Cloutier
1994 | 5 min