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Explore the Universe with the NFB!

Filmmakers have always been obsessed with exploring the cosmos and the science of space. From Georges Méliès to Christopher Nolan, we’ve put together a list of films that explore and expose the secrets of our vast universe! 340 more words

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Watch 5 Films on the Realities of the LGBTQ2 Community

Earlier this week, the world was celebrated the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. Although we are fortunate enough to live in a country that values openness, tolerance and individual freedom, the fight against prejudice, discrimination and violence based on identity and sexual orientation is far from over. 355 more words

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Herbert Norman: Victim of the Cold War

Sixty years ago, Canadian diplomat Herbert Norman leapt to his death from a Cairo rooftop. Hounded continuously by accusations of being a communist spy, he took his life. 624 more words

Movies

YouTube Thursday-Canada's 150

Oh Canada! You look great for 150 years!

You may or may not be aware (but if you’re living in Canada, chances are you know) that Canada is celebrating its 150th birthday on July 1, 2017! 255 more words

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NFB aiming for parity in many creative roles by 2020

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has taken another step toward gender parity in the projects it funds.

The organization announced Tuesday that it is aiming to achieve gender balance by 2020 in editing, scriptwriting, musical composition, cinematography and artistic direction, among other roles, within the fields of animation, documentary and interactive media. 571 more words

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How The Blind See Costa Rica (A Tribute To My Dad)

No other place can accentuate unnoticeable beauty quite like Costa Rica.

For years I have travelled the country’s lush landscape in search of the rarest and most awe-inspiring sights. 1,177 more words

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