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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

Costa Rica

Bill Mason's "Path of the Paddle" Films -- Homage to Wood-Canvas Canoes

by Mike Elliott, Kettle River Canoes
email: artisan@canoeshop.ca

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) website is a treasure trove of beautiful short films.  Among my personal list of favourites is the… 532 more words

Wood-canvas Canoes

NFB Streams Oscar-nominated Blind Vaysha Free of Charge

As the Academy Awards approach, Canadians will be able to watch Theodore Ushev’s Oscar-nominated National Film Board of Canada (NFB) animated short Blind Vaysha free of charge at… 306 more words

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Movie review: Angry Inuk takes on anti-sealing crusaders

Angry Inuk

***1/2

Documentary

Directed by: Alethea Arnaquq-Baril

Duration: 85 minutes

From the outset of Alethea Arnaquq-Baril’s eye-opening documentary Angry Inuk, it is clear that this is going to be a different take on seal hunting than the one that has dominated the mainstream conversation over the past four decades. 369 more words

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More movies than ever before

GUEST BLOG POST by Lesa Balch
Director, Technologies and Content

Library customers streamed more movies than ever before in December 2016, enjoying movies from Hoopla, downloadLibrary, CBC Curio, and National Film Board databases. 142 more words

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Daniel Garber talks with director Tiffany Hsiung about The Apology

https://danielgarber.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/garber-december-2-16-interview.mp3

Hi, this is Daniel Garber at the Movies for culturalmining.com and CIUT 89.5 FM.

Japan joined the European race for colonies late in the game. 178 more words

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