See everything, hear everything
Watch 60 films, 170 excerpts and over 80 archival artefacts selected by NFB specialists as part of this unique project.
Excerpts from NFB films
Hutterites immigrated to Canada in the early twentieth century. They live in farm...
Hutterites believe popular entertainment threatens the morality of youth. ...
Hutterites have lived in religion-based communities since the 16th century. ...
Strangers for the Day
Emigrating from Syria to Canada, a man and his daughter are on a train heading for...
Entire NFB Films
Poland on the Prairies
The film opens with the traditional Easter ceremony of the Polish-Canadian...
In Lost Dreams, Kateryna Ewanchuck, a young Ukrainian in Manitoba, reflects...
Barbed Wire and Mandolins
On June 10, 1940, Italy entered the Second World War.
The followers of Jacob Hutter live in farm communities, devoutly holding to the...
Portrait of the Artist--As an Old Lady
Russian-born Paraskeva Clark-artist, socialist and feminist-holds a unique place in...
White Star Line - Canada's Call to Women, 1920/30.
Women immigrants to Western Canada, enticed by colourful posters depicting...