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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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Canada's Got Treasures! Canada's Got Treasures! Canada's Got Treasures! Canada's Got Treasures!

Canada's Got Treasures!

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 ...
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 ...

Mediatheque Mediatheque Mediatheque Mediatheque

Mediatheque

  • The NFB Mediatheque offers week-long animation camps during March Break and throughout the summer months, for burgeoning animators ages 8 ...
Cartoons for Kids Cartoons for Kids Cartoons for Kids Cartoons for Kids

Cartoons for Kids

  • Remember the good old days of hanging out on the couch and enjoying the Saturday morning cartoons? Why not take ...
Hockey Movies Hockey Movies Hockey Movies Hockey Movies

Hockey Movies

  • Hockey and Canada are a natural fit. Hockey is the quintessential winter sport, and while we're fond of saying ...
Comedy films Comedy films Comedy films Comedy films

Comedy films

  • Included amongst our collection of documentaries and auteur animations lies a small treasure trove of intensely funny films. These rare ...
NFB in 3D NFB in 3D NFB in 3D NFB in 3D

NFB in 3D

  • While 3D films are making a comeback today, the NFB has been exploring the medium since the 1950s with Norman ...

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 ...
Filmmaker in Residence Filmmaker in Residence Filmmaker in Residence Filmmaker in Residence

Filmmaker in Residence

  • "DON'T MISS!"

    -The National Post

    "EMOTIONAL"

    -The Toronto Sun
     

    The National Film Board of Canada placed media maker Katerina ...

Ottawa International Animation Festival Ottawa International Animation Festival Ottawa International Animation Festival Ottawa International Animation Festival

Ottawa International Animation Festival

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 ...

Pete Standing Alone Trilogy Pete Standing Alone Trilogy Pete Standing Alone Trilogy Pete Standing Alone Trilogy

Pete Standing Alone Trilogy

  • Pete Standing Alone has come full-circle in his dedication to preserving the traditional ways of his people on the Blood ...

2010 World Expo in Shanghai 2010 World Expo in Shanghai 2010 World Expo in Shanghai 2010 World Expo in Shanghai

2010 World Expo in Shanghai

  • Canada at the 2010 Shanghai World Expo
    Canada is taking part in the Shanghai World Expo, which runs from May ...
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 ...

The NFB and Fogo Island, Newfoundland: A continuing story The NFB and Fogo Island, Newfoundland: A continuing story The NFB and Fogo Island, Newfoundland: A continuing story The NFB and Fogo Island, Newfoundland: A continuing story

The NFB and Fogo Island, Newfoundland: A continuing story