Playlists

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The Role of the English Community in Quebec The Role of the English Community in Quebec The Role of the English Community in Quebec The Role of the English Community in Quebec

The Role of the English Community in Quebec

  • This playlist features some of the most important NFB films about Montreal’s English-speaking community. From documentaries on the history ...
René Jodoin (1920-2015) René Jodoin (1920-2015) René Jodoin (1920-2015) René Jodoin (1920-2015)

René Jodoin (1920-2015)

  • It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of NFB pioneer animator René Jodoin on January 22 ...
The NFB celebrates pinscreen animation The NFB celebrates pinscreen animation The NFB celebrates pinscreen animation The NFB celebrates pinscreen animation

The NFB celebrates pinscreen animation

  • Did you know that the National Film Board currently owns the world’s only working pinscreen? The pinscreen is a ...
LGBTQ Films Playlist LGBTQ Films Playlist LGBTQ Films Playlist LGBTQ Films Playlist

LGBTQ Films Playlist

  • The National Film Board of Canada is proud to make films from its rich LGBTQ collection available for streaming and ...
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 ...
Maurice Blackburn Maurice Blackburn Maurice Blackburn Maurice Blackburn

Maurice Blackburn

  • In 2014, the centennial of the birth of composer and sound designer Maurice Blackburn will provide an opportunity to celebrate ...
5 Films, 5 Stamps, 75 years: Canada Post Celebrates the NFB 5 Films, 5 Stamps, 75 years: Canada Post Celebrates the NFB 5 Films, 5 Stamps, 75 years: Canada Post Celebrates the NFB 5 Films, 5 Stamps, 75 years: Canada Post Celebrates the NFB

5 Films, 5 Stamps, 75 years: Canada Post Celebrates the ...

  • A history of looking forward As the National Film Board of Canada marks its 75th anniversary, Canada Post is celebrating ...
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 ...

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 ...

Speak Up Speak Up Speak Up Speak Up

Speak Up

  • Although life in society is by nature a collective experience, stellar ideas often spring from inspired individuals. Indeed, we owe ...
Tremplin Program - Winners Tremplin Program - Winners Tremplin Program - Winners Tremplin Program - Winners

Tremplin Program - Winners

  • This selection brings together the films made by the winners of the National Film Board of Canada's Tremplin program ...
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 ...
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 ...
Prime Ministers of Canada Prime Ministers of Canada Prime Ministers of Canada Prime Ministers of Canada

Prime Ministers of Canada

  • Discover Canada’s Prime Ministers Since Confederation in 1867, Canada has had no fewer than 22 prime ministers, each of ...
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

  • ABOUT THIS PLAYLIST

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

Hothouse Hothouse Hothouse Hothouse

Hothouse

  • TWELVE-WEEKS PAID APPRENTICESHIP IN REAL-WORLD ANIMATION FILMMAKING

    Hothouse is an apprenticeship program for emerging Canadian filmmakers. Located in Montreal, Quebec ...
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Bill Mason: Beyond the wild, beyond the paddle Bill Mason: Beyond the wild, beyond the paddle Bill Mason: Beyond the wild, beyond the paddle Bill Mason: Beyond the wild, beyond the paddle

Bill Mason: Beyond the wild, beyond the paddle

  • I never met Bill Mason in person. He left the National Film Board shortly after ...b
  • A selection by Albert Ohayon
10 great films from the last decade that you may not have seen 10 great films from the last decade that you may not have seen 10 great films from the last decade that you may not have seen 10 great films from the last decade that you may not have seen

10 great films from the last decade that you may not have seen

  • With the first decade of this century coming to an end, many people have decided ...b
  • A selection by Albert Ohayon
The 1950s: Television and the Move to Montreal The 1950s: Television and the Move to Montreal The 1950s: Television and the Move to Montreal The 1950s: Television and the Move to Montreal

The 1950s: Television and the Move to Montreal

  • The National Film Board was affected by two major factors in the 1950s. The first ...b
  • A selection by Albert Ohayon
Canada’s Diverse Cultures Canada’s Diverse Cultures Canada’s Diverse Cultures Canada’s Diverse Cultures

Canada’s Diverse Cultures

  • The first films on cultural communities in Canada were made at the NFB in the ...b
  • A selection by Albert Ohayon
The 1960s: An Explosion of Creativity The 1960s: An Explosion of Creativity The 1960s: An Explosion of Creativity The 1960s: An Explosion of Creativity

The 1960s: An Explosion of Creativity

  • The 1960s was a period of great change at the National Film Board (NFB). Filmmakers ...b
  • A selection by Albert Ohayon
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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 ...

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 ...
Films for Halloween Films for Halloween Films for Halloween Films for Halloween

Films for Halloween

  • BOO! We put together a collection of NFB films to spook you out for Halloween. Break out the candy and ...
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 ...

Speak Up Speak Up Speak Up Speak Up

Speak Up

  • Although life in society is by nature a collective experience, stellar ideas often spring from inspired individuals. Indeed, we owe ...
World War I Armistice World War I Armistice World War I Armistice World War I Armistice

World War I Armistice

  • On November 11, 1918, the war to end all wars finally came to an end. To commemorate Remembrance Day and ...
Work for All Work for All Work for All Work for All

Work for All

  • Work for All is a collection of short films and related on-line resources that address racism in the workplace. Created ...
Vistas Vistas Vistas Vistas

Vistas

  • Vistas is a series of short films on the subject of nationhood. From Halifax to Vancouver, every production studio in ...
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 ...
How Do They...? How Do They...? How Do They...? How Do They...?

How Do They...?

  • Everybody loves a good "how-to" film. Here we've assembled a selection of short films demonstrating how to do everything ...
100 Years of Parks Canada 100 Years of Parks Canada 100 Years of Parks Canada 100 Years of Parks Canada

100 Years of Parks Canada

  • Parks Canada is celebrating 100 years of history.

    National parks are one of our most precious Canadian natural resources. With ...

Winter Across Canada Winter Across Canada Winter Across Canada Winter Across Canada

Winter Across Canada

  • To those who live elsewhere, winter in Canada means one thing - snow. But to Canadians, winter isn't so easily ...

10 Films by Influential Women 10 Films by Influential Women 10 Films by Influential Women 10 Films by Influential Women

10 Films by Influential Women

Tahani Rached, a committed filmmaker Tahani Rached, a committed filmmaker Tahani Rached, a committed filmmaker Tahani Rached, a committed filmmaker

Tahani Rached, a committed filmmaker

The NFB at 70: A Retrospective The NFB at 70: A Retrospective The NFB at 70: A Retrospective The NFB at 70: A Retrospective

The NFB at 70: A Retrospective

  • On May 27, 2009, an exhibition of 24 photos from NFB films was launched in Ottawa celebrating our 70th anniversary ...