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NFB - Kids

For 70 years, the National Film Board of Canada has been breaking ground in socially-engaged documentary, auteur animation, alternative drama and more!
Best of the Best: Especially for Kids!

Best of the Best: Especially for Kids!

Enjoy many of the NFB's Academy Award-winning and Oscar®-nominated animation shorts for kids. Nine exceptional films in all!

Talespinners

Talespinners

The Talespinners Collection is an exceptional and vibrant series of short animated films for children aged 5 - 9. Adapted from books, each film is based on an acclaimed cross-cultural children's story that will engage young viewers with appealing characters and dynamic storylines.

I Can Make Art

I Can Make Art

A series of six lively and inspirational films, I Can Make Art takes a kid's-eye-view on a diverse group of Canadian visual artists and presents a variety of make-at-home-projects inspired by their work.

Animacat's House

Animacat's House

Animacat's House is an interactive educational Web site designed to engage children ages 5 to 8 in exploration through animation.

Here and There

Here and There

Childhood can be a chaotic time, especially if you're bouncing back and forth between two continents. With engaging candour and gentle humour, the director offers up images from her family album. Directed by Obom.

Jeu

Jeu

In Jeu, the filmmaker sets the viewer down in a landscape whose scenery constantly morphs and mutates. This helter-skelter world evokes the chaos of modern life. A film without words. Directed by Georges Schwizgebel.

The Cat Came Back

This hilarious animated short is based on the century-old folk song of the same name. Old Mr. Johnson makes increasingly manic attempts to rid himself of a little yellow cat that just won't stay away...

Leonard Maltin's Animation Favorites from the National Film Board of Canada

A compilation of National Film Board of Canada films presented by on-camera host Leonard Maltin. Directed by Sally Roy.

Stormy Night

First published in 1996 as Gewitternacht, and subsequently translated into 13 languages, this "condensed philosophy lesson" has now come to life as an animated film to delight the eyes and hearts of viewers of all ages. Directed by Michèle Lemieux.

Date Modified: 2007-06-11

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