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Panoramic Chronicle

Panoramic Chronicle

Ride the commuter train with this animated short that questions what goes on it the hearts of minds of the train's silent passengers. Filmmakers Lewis Trondheim and Jean Matthieu ...

Lewis Trondheim & Jean-Matthieu Tanguy
2017 | 3 min
Paris 1919

Paris 1919

This feature-length film, based on Margaret MacMillan's acclaimed book of the same name, takes us inside the most ambitious peace talks in history. Revisiting the event with a vivid ...

Paul Cowan
2008 | 1 h 34 min
A Part of Me

A Part of Me

A Part of Me addresses a little-known topic: hair loss in women. The documentary focuses on Karène, the director’s wife, who suffers from alopecia and is ready to do ...

André Roy
2016 | 23 min
Passage

Passage

With a unique blend of dramatic action and behind-the-scenes documentary footage, filmmaker John Walker shares the multi-layered story of British explorer Sir John Franklin and his crew of 128 men ...

John Walker
2008 | 1 h 53 min
Paula

Paula

Inspired by a real-life news item, this animated short paints a pulsating portrait of a mixed-use, working-class neighbourhood where young families cross paths with prostitutes, their interactions leaving unpredictable ripples ...

Dominic-Étienne Simard
2011 | 10 min
Pauline Julien, Intimate and Political

Pauline Julien, Intimate and Political

With a meticulous selection of interviews, performances and photos drawn from a vast and rich archival collection, Pauline Julien, Intimate and Political follows the iconic Quebec singer and eternally free ...

Pascale Ferland
2018 | 1 h 17 min
Payback

Payback

This feature documentary based on Margaret Atwood’s bestselling book Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth offers a fascinating look at debt as a mental construct and traces ...

Jennifer Baichwal
2011 | 1 h 26 min
Pearl

Pearl

In this animated short from the Hothouse 5 series, a lonely old lady sits in an empty room knitting. As her thoughts wander, her dreams take the shape of fanciful ...

Neely Goniodsky
2009 | 1 min
Peggy Baker: Four Phrases

Peggy Baker: Four Phrases

Built around an intimate interview with the acclaimed Canadian dancer and choreographer, Peggy Baker Four Phrases is an artful animation and documentary hybrid that travels through a variety of techniques ...

Howie Shia
2009 | 5 min
The People of the Kattawapiskak River

The People of the Kattawapiskak River

The People of the Kattawapiskak River by Alanis Obomsawin looks at the causes of a housing crisis in a Northern Ontario Cree community in 2011.

Alanis Obomsawin
2012 | 50 min
Petra's Poem

Petra's Poem

In this short film, Toronto artist Petra Tolley, who has Down syndrome, performs a soliloquy that encapsulates her distinctive take on the social self. Drawing from her emotional experiences, she ...

Shira Avni
2012 | 4 min
PFFF

PFFF

A revolution is kicked off when one little cloud has enough of the sun’s tyranny.

This film was made as part of the 8th edition of the NFB's ...

Susan Wolf
2012 | 1 min
The Physics of Sorrow

The Physics of Sorrow

The Physics of Sorrow tracks an unknown man’s life as he sifts through memories of his youth in Bulgaria through to his increasingly rootless and melancholic adulthood in Canada.

Theodore Ushev
2019 | 26 min
Picture This

Picture This

What does it mean to be disabled and desirable? In Picture This, a new documentary by Jari Osborne, we meet Andrew Gurza, a self-described “queer cripple” who has made it ...

Jari Osborne
2017 | 33 min
Pierogi Pinch

Pierogi Pinch

As a young woman finds herself lost in daydreams while clumsily performing the tradition of making pierogies, she invokes the presence of her grandmother, who guides her through the messy ...

Kiarra Albina
2010 | 1 min
Pilots on the Way Home

Pilots on the Way Home

Having suffered the loss of their plane, three pilots inexplicably find themselves stranded in the middle of the desert. While following the perilous and unpredictable course that will ultimately lead ...

Priit Pärn & Olga Pärn
2014 | 16 min
Pink Ribbons Inc.

Pink Ribbons Inc.

Pink Ribbons, Inc. is a feature documentary that shows how the devastating reality of breast cancer, which marketing experts have labeled a "dream cause," has been hijacked by a shiny ...

Léa Pool
2011 | 1 h 37 min
Pirouette

Pirouette

If we are what we eat, then we are having an identity crisis. Because food's journey from farm to plate is a strange one. An old woman has a ...

Tali
2002 | 9 min
A Place that Matters

A Place that Matters

In Sainte-Anne-du-Bocage in Caraquet, New Brunswick, Acadian artists Renée Blanchar, France Daigle, René Cormier and Allain Roy launch several community projects to bring back the former Youth Club built by ...

Renée Blanchar
2014 | 1 h 29 min
The Pony

The Pony

This short film tells the heart-warming Christmas story of two Saskatchewan farm children and a pony named Pancho. There’s no real place for a horse on a fully mechanized ...

Lawrence Cherry
1955 | 35 min
Poppety in the Fall

Poppety in the Fall

In this animated short, a terrible curse deprives Balthasar’s kingdom of its stories. Taking the unicorn’s horn back into The Belly of the Earth is the solution. Poppety ...

Antoine Lanciaux & Pierre-Luc Granjon
2012 | 27 min
The Portrait

The Portrait

It’s the opportunity of a lifetime for artist Phil Richards, who’s been commissioned to create Canada’s official portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for her Diamond ...

Hubert Davis
2012 | 41 min
A Prairie Story

A Prairie Story

In this short animation film a prairie landscape undergoes a metamorphosis from rural idyll to over-urbanized dystopia. Director Anne Koizumi laments the changing face of her hometown of Calgary in ...

Anne Koizumi
2006 | 1 min
Private Eyes

Private Eyes

This 3D stereoscopic animation tells the story of Matthew, a boy who is never afraid of the dark. Since he's been in darkness all his life, Matthew has eyes ...

Nicola Lemay
2011 | 14 min
The Procession

The Procession

After Catherine’s fatal car accident, she speaks from the beyond to her grieving husband, Philip, who must endure the family ritual of the funeral. The Procession is an elegant ...

Pascal Blanchet & Rodolphe Saint-Gelais
2019 | 11 min
Professor Norman Cornett: 'Since when do we divorce the right answer from an honest answer?'

Professor Norman Cornett: 'Since when do we divorce the right answer from an honest answer?'

This feature documentary by Alanis Obomsawin is a thoughtful tribute to Norman Cornett, a McGill University professor celebrated by scores of students appreciative of his unconventional yet powerful teaching methods ...

Alanis Obomsawin
2009 | 1 h 20 min
Prosecutor

Prosecutor

This feature documentary follows the Chief Prosecutor through the first trials of the newly formed International Criminal Court. Luis Moreno-Ocampo investigates and prosecutes some of the world's worst criminals ...

Barry Stevens
2010 | 1 h 34 min
Pumpkins and Old Lace

Pumpkins and Old Lace

This short animation tells the story of a photographer who’s hunting the perfect “Granny or Grandpa” poster face for an adult diaper company. Camera in hand, he approaches a ...

Juliette Loubières
2010 | 8 min