Arts, Culture and Recreation
Many NFB documentaries celebrate the vision and innovation of Canadian artists. Others demonstrate how our pastimes reflect our cultural values.
Pen Point Percussion
1951, Director: Norman McLaren
1 min 49 s
2. A strength of documentary is that it shows things that are otherwise difficult—or impossible—to see. How does this apply here?
Norman McLaren demonstrates how sounds work on a film's soundtrack and what synthetic sounds sound like when drawn directly on film.