Must see

New and Coming Soon

Ariel

Ariel

This feature documentary follows 33-year-old Ariel after his legs are shredded by an industrial dough mixer in Mendoza, Argentina. Ariel embodies the ongoing duel between man and machine: he eventually ...

Bad Coyote

Bad Coyote

This short documentary investigates a perceived threat in the rural Maritimes following a deadly coyote attack in the Cape Breton wilderness. Locals react to the attack by concluding that a ...

Banquet of the Concubine

Banquet of the Concubine

In the year 746, during the Tang Dynasty, a banquet is given in the Imperial City in honour of Emperor Li’s favourite concubine. An unsatisfied craving, suspected infidelity and ...

The End of Pinky

The End of Pinky

This short animation adapted from a short story by Heather O’Neill, who also narrates the film, follows three fallen angels seeking companionship in Montreal’s red-light district. The survivor ...

The End of Time

The End of Time

Visionary filmmaker Peter Mettler takes on the elusive subject of time, and once again seeks to film the unfilmable on a journey that takes him to a particle accelerator in ...

The Fox and the Chickadee

The Fox and the Chickadee

This charming stop-motion animated fable tells the story of a starving fox, who stumbles upon a lone chickadee caught in a farmer’s trap. Despite his hapless predicament, the chickadee ...

Hi-Ho Mistahey!

Hi-Ho Mistahey!

In this feature-length documentary, Alanis Obomsawin tells the story of Shannen’s Dream, a national campaign to provide equitable access to education in safe and suitable schools for First Nations ...

Hue: A Matter of Colour

Hue: A Matter of Colour

This feature documentary by renowned director and cinematographer Vic Sarin is a personal yet global investigation into the history and current state of colourism: the discrimination within one ethnicity based ...

Impromptu

Impromptu

This short animation takes a look at the redemptive power of food, wine, music and love through the eyes of our protagonist, Chuck. A husband and father, Chuck is jovially ...

Island Green

Island Green

Prince Edward Island has long been famous for its spuds and red mud. But in the last 50 years since industrialized farming took root, this small, agricultural island has been ...

It's a Dog's Life

It's a Dog's Life

FFifi the dog dreams of interstellar travel and seeking out strange new worlds. While doing whatever it takes to please Mom, Dad and the kids, he tries to make off ...

Journey to Oblivion: The Empress of Ireland Story

Journey to Oblivion: The Empress of Ireland Story

This feature documentary delves into the story of the Empress of Ireland, an ill-fated ocean liner that sank in the Saint Lawrence River following a collision with another ship in ...

Last Chance

Last Chance

This feature documentary tells the stories of 5 asylum seekers who flee their native countries to escape homophobic violence. They face hurdles integrating into Canada, fear deportation and anxiously await ...

Legend of a Warrior

Legend of a Warrior

In this feature length documentary, filmmaker Corey Lee attempts to reconnect with his father, renowned martial artist Frank Lee. Frank's status as legendary street fighter and coach have kept ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

We Were Children

We Were Children

Warning: this film contains disturbing content and is recommended for audiences 16 years of age and older. Parental discretion, and/or watching this film within a group setting, is strongly ...

The Wings of Johnny May

The Wings of Johnny May

This feature documentary shines a spotlight on Johnny May, the first Inuit bush pilot in Nunavik—and a legend among his people. During the 34,000 hours of flight time ...