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Lawn and Order

Lawn and Order

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526501

Journeying through cities, suburbs, plains and deserts, Lawn and Order is a fun, hilarious and...

Legault's Place

Legault's Place

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527351

The story of an elderly man and his aging cabin in a new suburb of Montréal. At one time the cabin...

Lewis Mumford on the City, Part 1: The City: Heaven and Hell

Lewis Mumford on the City, Part 1: The City: Heaven and Hell

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523243

An outline of the opposed natures--creative and destructive--of the city in history. In this film,...

Lewis Mumford on the City, Part 2: The City: Cars or People?

Lewis Mumford on the City, Part 2: The City: Cars or People?

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524167

A study of an old but dangerously growing problem: how to make the city accessible for meeting and...

Lewis Mumford on the City, Part 3: The City and Its Region

Lewis Mumford on the City, Part 3: The City and Its Region

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520485

History shows that cities thrive best when they live in harmony and balance with the countryside...

Lewis Mumford on the City, Part 4: The Heart of the City

Lewis Mumford on the City, Part 4: The Heart of the City

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522807

A study of the growing sterility, dullness and congestion that is destroying the vitality, variety...

Lewis Mumford on the City, Part 5: The City as Man's Home

Lewis Mumford on the City, Part 5: The City as Man's Home

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521215

Slums, giant public housing complexes, mass suburbs, anonymous and bleak luxury apartments--almost...

Lewis Mumford on the City, Part 6: The City and the Future

Lewis Mumford on the City, Part 6: The City and the Future

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525313

An inevitable and urgent choice must be made between low-grade urban sprawl and a new kind of...

Little Burgundy

Little Burgundy

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521891

When an old area of a city is to be demolished to make way for a new low-rental housing...

London Transport: Art Deco Icons

London Transport: Art Deco Icons

Films Media Group 394488

Designed by the architect Charles Holden, whose early works were influenced by the Arts and Crafts...

Memories of Earth

Memories of Earth

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521108

Set against the unforgettable beauty of the Queen Charlotte Islands, Memories of Earth takes...

Mexico Today

Mexico Today

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524336

The film provides a short history of Mexico and then looks at its current situation and its...

Montreal

Montreal

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526193

A look at the history, geography and social life of Montréal on the occasion of its tercentenary...

Montréal - The Neighborhood Revived

Montréal - The Neighborhood Revived

National Film Board Of Canada NFB519838

Along with integrating new, low-rent housing into old neighbourhoods (either on vacant land or as a...

Montrose Avenue

Montrose Avenue

National Film Board Of Canada NFB545667

Montrose Avenue is a 5-and-a-half-minute animated documentary that portrays an average day in the...

More Homes for More People

More Homes for More People

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522496

This film shows materials used in all stages of construction of three sets of semi-detached...

New York - Twin Parks Project - TV Channel 13

New York - Twin Parks Project - TV Channel 13

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526645

In a city which has become a symbol of urban disaster, two projects indicate an important...

Northwest Neighbours

Northwest Neighbours

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524708

Yellowknife is a thriving, modern community under the rim of the Arctic Circle. People live up...

NOVA: Engineering Ground Zero

NOVA: Engineering Ground Zero

PBS Video 041432

On the tenth anniversary of 9/11, NOVA presents an epic story of engineering, innovation, and the...

NOVA: Ground Zero Supertower

NOVA: Ground Zero Supertower

PBS Video 041672

NOVA returns to Ground Zero to witness the completion of One World Trade Center. As the superstorm...

NOVA: Secrets of the Parthenon

NOVA: Secrets of the Parthenon

PBS Video 041304

Join a team of architects and engineers as they investigate the many mysteries of this icon of...

Olmsted and America's Urban Parks

Olmsted and America's Urban Parks

PBS Video 041591

151 years after Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903) designed New York City's Central Park with...

On a Day Off

On a Day Off

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523941

A film about cooperative building whereby a group of people get together to build their own houses...

On Shifting Ground

On Shifting Ground

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525193

Filmed in a squatter community of Labangon in Cebu, Philippines, Holding Our Ground is the...

Ottawa on the River

Ottawa on the River

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528833

Produced by the Ottawa Film Unit of the early years of the National Film Board, Ottawa on the River...

Our Spaces: Walrus TV (Episode 5)

Our Spaces: Walrus TV (Episode 5)

Blue Ant Media BAM110

In a world so bursting with information, it’s easy to forget that spaces we live, work, and play...

Overspill

Overspill

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520830

A film about Norrbotten, in northernmost Sweden, where industrial and agricultural patterns have...

Paper Boy

Paper Boy

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522879

A film study of a newspaper boy in the crowded inner city. Apartment buildings, rooming houses,...

Paradise Found: Discovering Islamic Art

Paradise Found: Discovering Islamic Art

Films Media Group 393876

In this two-part series, renowned art commentator Waldemar Januszczak makes an epic journey of...

Paul Kane Goes West

Paul Kane Goes West

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522571

His canvases breathe with the spirit and pride of the Indian, and the untouched wilderness that was...

Paul Kane Goes West

Paul Kane Goes West

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522571

His canvases breathe with the spirit and pride of the Indian, and the untouched wilderness that was...

People and Science: A Last Crop of Houses

People and Science: A Last Crop of Houses

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528718

This drama of a farming family's dilemma when confronted with the encroaching city.Click here for...

Personal Space

Personal Space

National Film Board Of Canada NFB538353

A dark alley. A rainy Thursday night. Crouched tightly up against the side of a leaking dumpster...

Pictures Out of My Life

Pictures Out of My Life

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528737

The drawings and recollections of Inuit artist Pitseolak, from the book of the same title written...

Picturing a People: George Johnston, Tlingit Photographer

Picturing a People: George Johnston, Tlingit Photographer

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522720

At the age of 16, George Johnston left the Yukon community of Teslin and trekked hundreds of miles...

Pies

Pies

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522732

Based on a short story by Canadian author Wilma Riley, this animation film is about ethnic...

Prairie: Passing Through

Prairie: Passing Through

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520133

A ciné-poem, combining the camera animation of still photos, drawn action and evocative sounds and...

Rain, Drizzle, and Fog

Rain, Drizzle, and Fog

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525391

St.John's, Newfoundland is North America's most easterly landfall. For half a millennium, its...

Raven's Canoe, a Tour of the Grand Hall

Raven's Canoe, a Tour of the Grand Hall

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527033

In Haida mythology, Raven's magic canoe can be shrunk to the size of a pine needle or expanded to...

Redevelopment in Toronto, Ontario - Regent Park South

Redevelopment in Toronto, Ontario - Regent Park South

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520273

A silent film that shows the urban renewal project organized by the Central Mortgage and Housing...

Remember Africville

Remember Africville

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523631

Africville, a small black settlement, lay within the city limits of Halifax, Nova Scotia. In the...

Rideau Canal, Ontario  (61/65)

Rideau Canal, Ontario (61/65)

Good Earth Productions GEHL61

Today it's rated as one of the world's great engineering feats. The Rideau Canal is 202 kilometres...

Roberto the Insect Architect

Roberto the Insect Architect

Weston Woods WW675

Book written and illustrated by Nina Laden A termite named Roberto pursues his dream of becoming...

Saint John Valley

Saint John Valley

National Film Board Of Canada NFB519998

Up the beautiful Saint John valley from the port of Saint John to Edmundston at the head of the...

Saint-Urbain in Troyes

Saint-Urbain in Troyes

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522995

A study of one of the oldest Gothic cathedrals of France, built in 1262 during what was known as...

Sananguagat: Inuit Masterworks

Sananguagat: Inuit Masterworks

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520692

An exhibition of Inuit carvings from public and private collections brought together by the...

Saskatoon: Land and Growth Control

Saskatoon: Land and Growth Control

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524831

In the city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, an effective government policy of controlling land...

Secrets of Highclere Castle

Secrets of Highclere Castle

PBS Video 041630

See how life was - and is - lived in Highclere Castle. It may be more famous now than any time in...

Secrets of The Tower of London

Secrets of The Tower of London

PBS Video 041677

Standing guard over the city of London for nearly 1,000 years, the formidable Tower of London has...

Sedna: The Making of a Myth

Sedna: The Making of a Myth

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524492

Three Inuit carvers, their families and a carver from the south, camp out on a spectacular outcrop...

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