The National Film Board of Canada

About

27 April 2010

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The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is Canada's public film producer and distributor.

For over 70 years, the NFB has created socially engaged documentary, auteur animation, alternative drama and more.

Along the way, we’ve crafted over 12,000 productions and received more than 5000 awards, including 12 Oscars® and more than 90 Genies.

Today, we’re at the crossroads of innovation in the 21st century, bringing a tradition of trailblazing to the multi-platform digital universe.

Visit our website to watch over 700 documentaries and animated films : http://NFB.ca

If you want to get in touch, you can contact us here: http://nfb.ca/about/contact-us/

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  • 57m 55s

    CÉSAR'S BARK CANOE/CÉSAR ET SON CANOT DECORCE

    uploaded by: NFB

    channel: The National Film Board of Canada

    Synopsis: Building a canoe solely from the materials that the forest provides may become a lost art, even among the Indians whose traditional craft it is. In this film, César Newashish, a sixty-seven-year-old Attikamek Indian of the Manowan Reserve north of Montreal, builds a canoe in the old way, using only birch bark, cedar splints, spruce roots and gum.

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    uploaded date: 29-04-2010

  • 37m 16s

    AU PAYS DES JOURS SANS FIN

    uploaded by: NFB

    channel: The National Film Board of Canada

    Synopsis: Sur la terre de Baffin, pendant le court été arctique, les Inuit profitent des quatre mois d'ensoleillement continuel pour faire leurs provisions en vue du long hiver à venir. Dans la région de Pont Inlet dans l'île d'Alukseevee, les Inuit Tununermiut chassent le phoque ainsi que le narval et le béluga. Nous rencontrons la famille d'un chasseur nommé Idlouk au camp.… Read more

    uploaded date: 29-04-2010

  • 6m 25s

    DREAM MAGIC

    uploaded by: NFB

    channel: The National Film Board of Canada

    Synopsis: Alanis Obomsawin was born during a solar eclipse: an event that foreshadowed her destiny as a storyteller. Katerina Cizek's portrait of this extraordinary artist, layered with animation, music and image, beautifully recalls Alanis Obomsawin's work.

    Only available in English/Version anglaise seulement.

    Filmmaker: Katerina Cizek

    Producer: Gerry Flahive

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    uploaded date: 29-04-2010