Study Guides

NFB Study Guides are designed to facilitate the integration of NFB films into the classroom. Our guides are written by Canadian educators for use in Canadian classrooms. Use these guides as a starting point to create a lesson plan that’s tailored to your students.

David Thompson: The Great Mapmaker

  • by Bernard Devlin
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  • 1964
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  • 28 min

John Cabot: A Man of the Renaissance

  • by Morten Parker
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  • 2003
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  • 28 min

The Last Voyage of Henry Hudson

  • by Richard Gilbert
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  • 2003
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  • 28 min

Drylanders

  • by Don Haldane
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  • 1962
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  • 1 h 9 min

The Great Toy Robbery

  • by Jeff Hale
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  • 1963
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  • 6 min

I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

  • by Derek Lamb
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  • None
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  • 5 min

Alexander Galt: The Stubborn Idealist

  • by Julian Biggs
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  • 2003
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  • 27 min

George-Étienne Cartier: The Lion of Québec

  • by John Howe
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  • 2003
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  • 27 min

Nahanni

  • by Donald Wilder
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  • 1983
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  • 18 min

Charles Tupper: The Big Man

  • by Morten Parker
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  • 2003
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  • 28 min

Dance Squared

  • by René Jodoin
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  • 1961
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  • 3 min

Joseph Howe: The Tribune of Nova Scotia

  • by Julian Biggs
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  • 2003
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  • 28 min

Lord Durham

  • by John Howe
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  • 2003
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  • 28 min

Louis-Joseph Papineau: The Demi-God

  • by Louis-Georges Carrier
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  • 2003
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  • 26 min

Robert Baldwin: A Matter of Principle

  • by John Howe
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  • 2003
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  • 31 min