For 70 years, the National Film Board of Canada has been breaking ground in socially-engaged
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Alanis Obomsawin, a member of the Abenaki Nation, is one of Canada's most distinguished documentary filmmakers.
What's so funny about white people, otherwise known as Qallunaat to the Inuit? This docucomedy is collaboration between filmmaker Mark Sandiford and Inuit writer and satirist, Zebedee Nungak.
The kids of Wapos Bay love adventure. And their playground is a vast area that's been home to their Cree ancestors for millennia: northern Saskatchewan.
Alanis Obomsawin's illustrious career comes full circle with Waban-Aki: People from Where the Sun Rises. Having dedicated nearly four decades to chronicling the lives of Canada's First Nations, she returns to the village where she was raised to craft a lyric account of her own people.
This project aims to help people to become more familiar with Aboriginal film, and to pay tribute to its filmmakers, but most of all, we wanted to give a voice to Canada’s native peoples.
Featuring expert commentary and stunning imagery, Aboriginal Architecture Living Architecture provides a virtual tour of seven Aboriginal communities revealing how each is actively reinterpreting and adapting traditional forms for contemporary purposes. Directed by Paul M. Rickard.
An unsentimental film by a young Inuk who is open to the outside world but clearly loves his village. Directed by Bobby Kenuajuak.
In the vastness of the North, on the edge of the Arctic Ocean, lies the village of Kangirsujuaq, in Nunavik. A talented filmmaker has turned her gaze, her camera, upon this breathtaking land. Directed by Elisapie Isaac.
The most comprehensive collection of films ever produced on Canada's Arctic - to honour the new territory of Nunavut. We chose over 100 films on the North made between 1942 and 1996, and organized them by theme into 60 videos.
Director O. Brion Whitford's journey is a moving account of a man coming to grips with diabetes, while trying to re-establish balance in his life.
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