NFB Education has teamed up with Kayak, Canada’s History Magazine for kids, to put together a wide-ranging playlist of hilarious NFB shorts.
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Films in This Playlist Include
Canada Vignettes: New Canada
The Cat Came Back
Opening Speech: McLaren
The Great Toy Robbery
Canada Vignettes: Fort Prince of Wales
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 fitting into the human world, however, so this bear finds a more creative solution to his predicament.
Produced as part of the 8th edition of the NFB’s Hothouse apprenticeship.
In this animated short, Sleeping Betty is stuck in bed, victim to a strange bout of narcolepsy. The King calls on his subjects to rescue her and they all respond to the call: Uncle Henry VIII, Aunt Victoria, an oddly emotional alien, a funky witch and a handsome prince. But will a kiss really be enough to wake the sleeping princess? The film, drawn in ink, is a classic example of the anachronistic and playful world of Claude Cloutier.
The NFB's 56th Oscar®-nominated film.
This hilarious animated short is based on the century-old folk song of the same name. Old Mr. Johnson makes increasingly manic attempts to rid himself of a little yellow cat that just won't stay away...
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