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Salvation

Salvation

This documentary portrays the front-line street workers who serve the needy under the umbrella of the Salvation Army. One of the world's largest social agencies, the Army is a ...

School on the Move

School on the Move

Instead of going away to school, some Evenk children of remote Siberia have the school brought to them!

French anthropologist Alexandra Lavrillier is fighting alongside the Evenk people of south-eastern ...

Science at the Top of the World

Science at the Top of the World

The Canadian Arctic is ground zero for understanding our rapidly changing environment. Working in remote regions, to a backdrop of some of the world’s most breathtaking landscapes, scientists in ...

A Sea Turtle Story

A Sea Turtle Story

This beautiful animated film captures the life cycle of critically endangered sea turtles. They face a treacherous journey on the beach and in the ocean—a journey filled with threats ...

Secretariat's Jockey - Ron Turcotte

Secretariat's Jockey - Ron Turcotte

This feature-length documentary tells the story of jockey Ron Turcotte, who, along with his legendary horse Secretariat, won the prestigious American Triple Crown in 1973. Follow along as we witness ...

Self(less) Portrait

Self(less) Portrait

In an age of social media, 50 people forego their need for privacy and discuss a multitude of personal subjects on camera, ranging from the funny to the heartbreaking. From ...

A Sense of Touch

A Sense of Touch

The evocative images in this film stimulate associations between visual and tactile information. Vivid close-ups of sensuous activities such as licking a popsicle, stroking a beard and walking barefoot in ...

Sessions

Sessions

Can we fight or even overcome cancer in an atmosphere of peace and tranquility? Filmmaker Danic Champoux believes so and in his documentary, Sessions, he dispels many of the clichés ...

Sexy Inc. Our Children Under Influence

Sexy Inc. Our Children Under Influence

Sophie Bissonnette's documentary analyzes the hypersexualization of our environment and its noxious effects on young people. Psychologists, teachers and school nurses criticize the unhealthy culture surrounding our children, where ...

Shameless Propaganda

Shameless Propaganda

This feature documentary examines its own genre, which has often been called Canada's national art form. Released in the year of the NFB's 75th birthday, Shameless Propaganda is ...

Shock Waves

Shock Waves

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, murder, rape, armed conflict and the looting of civilians by the military are daily facts of life. In this huge country where chaos and ...

Silence Is Gold

Silence Is Gold

This feature documentary takes us through the twists and turns of judicial proceedings pitting Canadian mining companies Barrick Gold and Banro against author Alain Deneault, his co-writers and publisher Éditions ...

The Socalled Movie

The Socalled Movie

This feature-length documentary is a dynamic kaleidoscopic portrait of Socalled (aka Josh Dolgin), a multi-disciplinary musician and artist whose unique blend of klezmer, hip hop and funk is blasting through ...

Soup of the Day

Soup of the Day

This animated short presents a dilemma faced by a couple every time they go out to eat. Will their culinary differences douse the flames of romance, or will love prevail ...

Spare Change

Spare Change

This animation short by Ryan Larkin (Walking, Street Musique, etc.) recounts some “comical experiences” Larkin had during his many years as a panhandler in Montreal. It tells the story of ...

Special Delivery

Special Delivery

In this Oscar®-winning animated short, Ralph's day gets off to a bad start when he dismisses his wife's orders to clear the snow from the front walk ...

The Spine

The Spine

In this animated short, Oscar® winner Chris Landreth returns with a poignant story of redemption that takes us into the relationship between a man and a woman trapped in a ...

St-Henri, the 26th of August

St-Henri, the 26th of August

A collaborative work made in the spirit of cinéma-vérité, St-Henri, the 26th of August was directed by Shannon Walsh and16 fellow documentary filmmakers. Chronicling life in a former working-class Montreal ...

Status Quo? The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada

Status Quo? The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada

Feminism has shaped the society we live in. But just how far has it brought us, and how relevant is it today? This feature documentary zeroes in on key concerns ...

Staying Real - Teens Confront Sexual Stereotypes

Staying Real - Teens Confront Sexual Stereotypes

Preteens and teens discuss the adverse effects of the sexual stereotypes they're bombarded with. They talk about how hard it is to develop their own personality and make friends ...

A Step Towards the Arctic - Reflections and Visions of the North

A Step Towards the Arctic - Reflections and Visions of the North

In this feature documentary, Swiss citizen Yves Delaunay seeks to understand how the Inuit are coping with the mutations taking place in the Arctic and the violent sway of climate ...

Stories We Tell

Stories We Tell

This feature documentary is an inspired, genre-twisting film directed by Oscar®-nominee Sarah Polley and produced by Anita Lee for the NFB. Polley's playful investigation into the elusive truth ...

Strange Invaders

Strange Invaders

Cordell Barker strikes again with this hilarious Oscar®-nominated animated short about a new addition to the family. This film is a must-see film for parents of young children and ...

The Strangest Dream

The Strangest Dream

This is the story of Joseph Rotblat, the only nuclear scientist to leave the Manhattan Project, the U.S. government’s secret program to build the first atomic bomb. His ...

Strings

Strings

This animated film paints a vivid portrait of two strangers intimately linked by the shared ceilings, floors and plumbing of their apartments. When an unexpected problem arises, these comfortable connections ...

Subconscious Password

Subconscious Password

In this short animation, Oscar®-winning director Chris Landreth (Ryan, 2004) uses a common social gaffe—forgetting somebody’s name—as the starting point for a mind-bending romp through the ...

A Sufi Tale

A Sufi Tale

This animated film is based on an old Persian parable. The inhabitants of a village learn to overcome their fear of the unknown. The benefit of their new-found knowledge is ...

Sunday

Sunday

This Oscar®-nominated animated short is a magical tale about life as seen through the eyes of a child. In keeping with their Sunday tradition, after mass a family flocks ...

Surviving Progress

Surviving Progress

This feature documentary connects the financial collapse, growing inequity and the Wall Street oligarchy with future technology, sustainability, and the fate of civilization itself. Inspired by Ronald Wright's bestseller ...