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Art

Assembly

Assembly

This experimental short animation is inspired by the NFB's Studio D (1975-1994), a production department aimed at creating filmmaking opportunities for women in Canada. Featuring a rhythmic soundscape and ...

Bone Wind Fire

Bone Wind Fire

This feature film is an intimate and evocative journey into the hearts, minds and eyes of Georgia O’Keeffe, Emily Carr and Frida Kahlo - 3 of the 20th century’s ...

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 ...

Examined Life

Examined Life

“The unexamined life is not worth living.” —Socrates

Examined Life pulls philosophy out of academia and classrooms and puts it back on the streets.

Philosophers have long done their best ...

The Frog Princes

The Frog Princes

In this short documentary, a theatre troupe is working tirelessly to mount an ambitious adaptation of The Frog and the Princess. The challenges they face are a part of the ...

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 ...

Night Mayor

Night Mayor

This short Guy Maddin film tells the story of inventor Nihad Ademi, who harnesses the power of the aurora borealis in Winnipeg in 1939. Ademi uses this power to broadcast ...

Nollywood Babylon

Nollywood Babylon

A feature doc on Nigeria’s successful movie industry. The creative duo of Ben Addelman and Samir Mallal – the same team who made Discordia – profile the Lagos-based dream machine. Operating ...

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 ...

Reel Injun

Reel Injun

Cree filmmaker Neil Diamond takes an entertaining and insightful look at the Hollywood Indian, exploring the portrayal of North American Natives through a century of cinema.

Traveling through the heartland ...

RiP! A Remix Manifesto

RiP! A Remix Manifesto

Join filmmaker Brett Gaylor and mashup artist Girl Talk as they explore copyright and content creation in the digital age. In the process they dissect the media landscape of the ...

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 ...

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 ...