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The spirit within
VHS
1990
1 available of 1 items

Recently, native spirituality programs, led by native elders, and assisted by Liaison Officers, have been established in Western Canada's federal and some provincial penal institutions. The way of life in the institution...

Animation festival
VHS
1992
1 available of 1 items

A selection of classic National Film Board animated films.

Edward Burtynsky manufactured landscapes Edward Burtynsky paysages fabriqués
DVD
2007
3 available of 3 items

Manufactured Landscapes is a feature documentary on the work of internationally renowned artist Edward Burtynsky. The film follows him as he travels through China photographing the evidence and effects of that country's ...

Canada vignettes a love story = une histoire d'amour
DVD
2011
3 available of 3 items

Together for the first time on DVD, these 36 vintage gems are from the NFB Canada Vignettes series, which marked a whole generation of Canadians who grew up with television. Made in the late seventies and early eighties,...

Is the crown at war with us?
DVD
2006
3 available of 4 items

It was the summer of 2000 and the country watched with disbelief as federal fishery officers appeared to wage war on the Mi'gmaq fishermen of Esgenoopetitj (Burnt Church), New Brunswick. Why would officials of the Canad...

Land of the heads Au pays des têtes
DVD
2009
2 available of 2 items

Story of a vampire trying to cope with a vain wife who wants to replace her wrinkled head with one that is young and pretty.

Rosa Rosa un regard sur le bonheur en des temps difficiles
DVD
2009
1 available of 1 items

"A co-production with Folimage, National Film Board of Canada, Noir Sur Blanc Animation and Arte France"--Container ; Originally produced as an animated film in 2008 ; "A married woman has an affair. She gets pregnant by...

Democracy 4 dummies
DVD
2007
1 available of 1 items

A satirical how-to documentary that shows aspiring politicians how average candidates run for public office, with little or no money. Its irreverent tone targets young people who are often too apathetic towards politics ...

Redskins, tricksters and puppy stew
VHS
2000
2 available of 2 items

Take complex issues like Native identity, politics and racism, then wrap them up with one-liners, guffaws and comedic performances. The result: Redskins, Tricksters and Puppy Stew, director Drew Hayden Taylor's laugh-a-m...

John McCrae's war in Flanders fields
DVD
2006
8 available of 8 items

Explores the life of Canadian doctor and war poet, John McCrae whose poem, In Flanders Fields epitomized the horrors of the first World War.

Pipelines, pouvoir et démocratie Pipelines, power and democracy
DVD
2016
1 available of 1 items

The expansion of Canada's oil sands industry - one of the most polluting on the planet - represents a huge environmental challenge. And, as the documentary Pipelines, Power and Democracy makes clear, when it comes to fos...

First Nations, the circle unbroken
DVD
2006
1 available of 2 items

Namrata
DVD
2011
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For the first time in 17 years, Namrata Gill wraps herself in her wedding sari. It doesn't bring back happy memories. Her husband was supposed to be Prince Charming whisking her away from Punjab to a new life in Canada. ...

Animation express
DVD
2009
2 available of 2 items

Animation Express is a compilation of recent auteur animation from the National Film Board of Canada, the world's leading public producer of animated films. Its 2009 release coincides with the NFB's 70th anniversary. The...

Books for Beaver River
DVD] /The National Film Board Of Canada Presents ; Made With The Co-operation Of The North Central Saskatchewan Regional Library ; Directed By Donald Ginsberg ; Written By Gordon Burwash
2011
2 available of 2 items

Features the library's caretaker looking for ways to improve his library's service to the town of Beaver River. He notices that although the town and area are prospering, the library hardly has any books to loan to its p...

Farley Mowat Owls in the family
DVD
2008
1 available of 1 items

Canadian author Farley Mowat talks about his boyhood in Saskatchewan and of the animals he had there. He talks of writing his children's book, Owls in the Family, and reads a chapter in which Wol, the owl, scares away th...

Waseskun between detention and freedom
DVD
2016
3 available of 4 items

At the Waseskun Healing Center, men with troubled and violent pasts follow a treatment plan based on Indigenous philosophy. In the great tradition of cinéma vérité, director Steve Patry spends an extended period of ti...

Niigaanibatowaad FrontRunners
DVD
2008
5 available of 5 items

Inspired by the stories of the Aboriginal torch runners for the 1967 Pan American Games, this film is about the segregation of the Aboriginal athletes and the despair and abuse suffered in the residential school system. ...

Justice denied
VHS
3 available of 3 items

In 1971 a teenager was stabbed to death in Sydney, Nova Scotia. His companion, a Micmac named Donald Marshall, was charged with murder, convicted by an all-white jury and sentenced to life imprisonment. Eleven years late...

OCD [obsessive compulsive disorder] the war inside
DVD
2002
1 available of 1 items

"They seem like ordinary people. They have no physical disabilities and have every appearance of being as functional as the next person. But their lives have been shadowed by the crippling effects of obsessive compulsive...

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