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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 ...

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 ...
Virtual Classroom to commemorate Remembrance Day 2012 Virtual Classroom to commemorate Remembrance Day 2012 Virtual Classroom to commemorate Remembrance Day 2012 Virtual Classroom to commemorate Remembrance Day 2012

Virtual Classroom to commemorate Remembrance Day 2012

  • About the virtual classroom

    Participate in a real-time conversation with Canadian soldiers who recently served in Afghanistan. To mark Remembrance ...

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 ...
Showcase Francophonie

Damien Robitaille

  • Showcase Francophonie
  • Performer, musician and songwriter Damien Robitaille is a Franco-Ontarian from Lafontaine, a town outside Toronto ...
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 ...
Portraits of soldiers in Afghanistan Portraits of soldiers in Afghanistan Portraits of soldiers in Afghanistan Portraits of soldiers in Afghanistan

Portraits of soldiers in Afghanistan

  • A unique chronicle of the Royal 22e Régiment

    Shot in March 2011, the film captures the experiences of the Van ...

Unikkausivut - Sharing our Stories Unikkausivut - Sharing our Stories Unikkausivut - Sharing our Stories Unikkausivut - Sharing our Stories

Unikkausivut - Sharing our Stories

  • The Inuit have a long and vibrant tradition of passing tales and legends down from one generation to the next ...
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 ...
Ottawa International Animation Festival Ottawa International Animation Festival Ottawa International Animation Festival Ottawa International Animation Festival

Ottawa International Animation Festival

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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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Dance and film at the NFB Dance and film at the NFB Dance and film at the NFB Dance and film at the NFB

Dance and film at the NFB

  • Film and dance are both movement-based art forms, so it makes sense that they would come together in projects focusing ...

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 ...

Winter Sports Movies Winter Sports Movies Winter Sports Movies Winter Sports Movies

Winter Sports Movies

  • From hockey, to tobogganing and skiing, and back to hockey again, here are some films to get you into the ...
The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

Just For Laughs Playlist Just For Laughs Playlist Just For Laughs Playlist Just For Laughs Playlist

Just For Laughs Playlist

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 ...
6 Christmas films 6 Christmas films 6 Christmas films 6 Christmas films

6 Christmas films

  • The holidays are the perfect time to snuggle up with a steaming mug of hot chocolate and a good film ...
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 ...
Canadian Diaries: A Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers Canadian Diaries: A Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers Canadian Diaries: A Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers Canadian Diaries: A Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers

Canadian Diaries: A Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers

Nature and Wildlife Nature and Wildlife Nature and Wildlife Nature and Wildlife

Nature and Wildlife

  • Animals, both wild and domestic, are endlessly fascinating. They amuse us, educate us, often tug at our heart strings and ...