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
Paul Tomkowicz: Street-railway Switchman
In winter the rail-switches on streetcar tracks in Winnipeg froze and jammed with...
Travel Damaging to Public Interest
Kriszta and Laci were born not long after the Soviets invaded Hungary in 1956. They...
Pamiat, Memory of Ancestors
Pamiat chronicles the personal myths of Harvey Spak, a western Canadian...
Strangers at the Door
It had been a hard journey for immigrants Jan Laluckey and his family. But on...
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...