Educational playlists

Our educational playlists are selections of films on themes that tie in with Canadian curricula and address the important issues of the day. Many of the playlists are also linked to our study guides.

How Funny Is That? How Funny Is That? How Funny Is That? How Funny Is That?

How Funny Is That?

  • Kayak: Canada’s History Magazine for Kids brings Canada’s fascinating past alive for readers between the ages of 8 ...

War & Peace War & Peace War & Peace War & Peace

War & Peace

  • NFB films encompass a wide variety of war topics studied in both elementary and high schools. War is an important ...

Makers and Creators Makers and Creators Makers and Creators Makers and Creators

Makers and Creators

  • NFB Education has come up with a rich playlist of documentaries and animated films to mark Media Literacy Week, which ...

Naomi Klein's Playlist of Films about the Environment Naomi Klein's Playlist of Films about the Environment Naomi Klein's Playlist of Films about the Environment Naomi Klein's Playlist of Films about the Environment

Naomi Klein's Playlist of Films about the Environment

  • The NFB has a long tradition of producing documentaries that investigate the complex relationship between the economy and our deteriorating ...

Understanding Mental Health in Youth and Adults Understanding Mental Health in Youth and Adults Understanding Mental Health in Youth and Adults Understanding Mental Health in Youth and Adults

Understanding Mental Health in Youth and Adults

  • According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, it is estimated that 10% to 20% of Canadian youth are affected by ...

Films for Change Films for Change Films for Change Films for Change

Films for Change

  • Films for Change is a bilingual NFB program designed to integrate documentary films on the environment into secondary level education ...

Our Food Systems - Are You Hungry for Change? Our Food Systems - Are You Hungry for Change? Our Food Systems - Are You Hungry for Change? Our Food Systems - Are You Hungry for Change?

Our Food Systems - Are You Hungry for Change?

  • A Virtual Classroom with David Suzuki and friends, co-hosted by the NFB, DSF and Humber College The National Film Board ...

Fun films about science and technology Fun films about science and technology Fun films about science and technology Fun films about science and technology

Fun films about science and technology

  • In honour of National Science and Technology Week, the NFB invites you to celebrate with over 100 organizations and thousands ...

Tapped Out: Our Right to Safe and Healthy Water Tapped Out: Our Right to Safe and Healthy Water Tapped Out: Our Right to Safe and Healthy Water Tapped Out: Our Right to Safe and Healthy Water

Tapped Out: Our Right to Safe and Healthy Water

  • Speak up for your right to a healthy environment! The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) and the David Suzuki ...

Stop-Motion Animation Workshop Stop-Motion Animation Workshop Stop-Motion Animation Workshop Stop-Motion Animation Workshop

Stop-Motion Animation Workshop

  • Learn to animate—one frame at a time Experience the National Film Board of Canada’s stop-motion animation workshop online ...

Learning Through Empathy - Elementary Learning Through Empathy - Elementary Learning Through Empathy - Elementary Learning Through Empathy - Elementary

Learning Through Empathy - Elementary

  • This playlist offers elementary school teachers unique Canadian resources that will help students explore, discuss, and ultimately express empathy, an ...

Contemporary Voices: Films for Global Education Contemporary Voices: Films for Global Education Contemporary Voices: Films for Global Education Contemporary Voices: Films for Global Education

Contemporary Voices: Films for Global Education

  • This playlist was created to help educators at the secondary level to integrate documentary films about various global issues into ...

Learning Through Empathy - Secondary and Postsecondary Learning Through Empathy - Secondary and Postsecondary Learning Through Empathy - Secondary and Postsecondary Learning Through Empathy - Secondary and Postsecondary

Learning Through Empathy - Secondary and Postsecondary

  • Empathy—the ability to understand and share the feelings of another—is a vital skill for students navigating the diversity ...

Anti-racism films Anti-racism films Anti-racism films Anti-racism films

Anti-racism films

  • This playlist features films that confront racism. They are a small selection of films from the NFB collection that look ...

International Holocaust Remembrance Day International Holocaust Remembrance Day International Holocaust Remembrance Day International Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

  • This playlist compiles a selection of valuable learning resources, including several NFB films and sources provided by Citizenship and Immigration ...