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A Case of Eggs: Episode 1

A Case of Eggs: Episode 1

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522255

Enter the characters of this fast-moving spoof: Bruno, the moonlighter who despairs over his...

A Case of Eggs: Episode 2

A Case of Eggs: Episode 2

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526852

The plot thickens. Patients are mysteriously disappearing from St. Mary's Hospital. Frances trails...

A Case of Eggs: Episode 3

A Case of Eggs: Episode 3

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525961

An inspector from the Federal Bureau of Standards accuses Frances of selling substandard eggs,...

A Case of Eggs: Episode 4

A Case of Eggs: Episode 4

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525037

The eggs are finally recovered. Dr. Morrow and Frances decide to marry because 'a wife can't...

A Good Tree

A Good Tree

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526862

During the Christmas holiday season, three young children discover that their eccentric old...

A Hunting Lesson

A Hunting Lesson

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524145

An animated film by Jacques Drouin based on a book by novelist Jacques Godbout, translated by...

A Moving Experience - Episode 1

A Moving Experience - Episode 1

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522866

A comedy in four episodes about the antics and the disasters at a highly incompetent moving company...

A Moving Experience - Episode 2

A Moving Experience - Episode 2

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523999

A comedy in four episodes about the antics and the disasters at a highly incompetent moving company...

A Moving Experience - Episode 3

A Moving Experience - Episode 3

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522965

A comedy in four episodes about the antics and the disasters at a highly incompetent moving company...

A Moving Experience - Episode 4

A Moving Experience - Episode 4

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520598

A comedy in four episodes about the antics and the disasters at a highly incompetent moving company...

A Tall Man Executes a Jig by Irving Layton

A Tall Man Executes a Jig by Irving Layton

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523829

A fascinating 'conversation' with Canadian poet Irving Layton, who shares how the poem by which he...

A Writer in the Nuclear Age: A Conversation with Margaret Laurence

A Writer in the Nuclear Age: A Conversation with Margaret...

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528654

In this short film, internationally acclaimed author Margaret Laurence passionately addresses...

Acid Rain

Acid Rain

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523697

Based on Sean O'Huigan's poem Acid Rain, this animated film painted in soft pastels unveils the...

Al Purdy:

Al Purdy: "A Sensitive Man"

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526783

This film profiling Canadian poet Al Purdy illuminates an artist who is seemingly artless. An...

Alden Nowlan: An Introduction

Alden Nowlan: An Introduction

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527147

Alden Nowlan survived rural poverty to become the winner of Canada's 1967 Governor General's Award...

All the Years of Her Life

All the Years of Her Life

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527525

A teenaged boy is caught pilfering from the store where he works, and his mother is put in the...

Aloud/Bagatelle

Aloud/Bagatelle

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520653

Canadian poet Earle Birney indulges his love of trains in this performance of his sound poem To...

Atwood and Family

Atwood and Family

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520468

Canadian author Margaret Atwood has achieved distinction internationally as both a poet and a...

Autobiographical by A.M. Klein

Autobiographical by A.M. Klein

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520516

A poet's view of Montréal, as revealed in the rich imagery of his verse. From Klein's poetry this...

Behind the Masks

Behind the Masks

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527607

A fascinating look at the meaning behind some Indigenous masks from the North Pacific coast...

Bilingualism

Bilingualism

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525262

The fourth part of the Corporation series looks at the  management of cultural conflict: how a...

Bill Freeman - Shantymen of Cache Lake/First Spring on the Grand Banks

Bill Freeman - Shantymen of Cache Lake/First Spring on the Grand...

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521386

Bill Freeman introduces himself and tells of his interest in the world of work in 19th century...

Blackberry Subway Jam

Blackberry Subway Jam

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521227

This animated version of the popular children's story by Robert Munsch is about a young boy with a...

Breakdown

Breakdown

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523889

This is a fiction film about two people and a salamander. The car they are travelling in collapses...

Breaking a Leg

Breaking a Leg

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527919

Director Robert Lepage has given us some of the most exciting Canadian theatre of the last decade...

Canada Vignettes: December Lights

Canada Vignettes: December Lights

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520333

Animated film of a traditional Franco-Manitoban Christmas tale.Click here for Full Credits

Canada Vignettes: Instant French

Canada Vignettes: Instant French

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526743

This film promotes, in the best K-Tel tradition, a new device used to speak French.Click here for...

Canada Vignettes: Melvin Arbuckle, Famous Canadian

Canada Vignettes: Melvin Arbuckle, Famous Canadian

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522954

W.O. Mitchell recounts Newton's Law of Falling Backhouses, a story based on the youthful pranks of...

Canada Vignettes: Riverdale Lion

Canada Vignettes: Riverdale Lion

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528171

An interpretation of the poem Riverdale Lion by John Robert Colombo.Click here for Full Credits

Canada Vignettes: The Novelist

Canada Vignettes: The Novelist

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525694

A vignette featuring Canadian novelist Margaret Laurence.Click here for Full Credits

Christie Harris - Mousewoman and Porcupine Hunter

Christie Harris - Mousewoman and Porcupine Hunter

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524575

Christie Harris introduces herself and talks about Indigenous West Coast culture that she...

Christopher Changes His Name

Christopher Changes His Name

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527770

Christopher hates his name - it's just too common! When Aunt Gail from Trinidad tells him a story...

Christopher, Please Clean Up Your Room!

Christopher, Please Clean Up Your Room!

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524324

Christopher is a terrific kid. He's cool, he's nice and he's smart. But he has one big problem.....

Cornet at Night

Cornet at Night

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525261

Based on a short story by Sinclair Ross, this film recalls rural life on the Prairies in the 1930s...

Darts in the Dark: An Introduction to W.O. Mitchell

Darts in the Dark: An Introduction to W.O. Mitchell

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528462

Playwright and novelist W.O. Mitchell is one of Canada's most popular personalities. In this film...

David Fennario's Banana Boots

David Fennario's Banana Boots

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522228

Acclaimed playwright David Fennario has always called Montreal's working-class Verdun and Point...

Dreams Come True: A Sheldon Cohen Retrospective

Dreams Come True: A Sheldon Cohen Retrospective

National Film Board Of Canada NFB533852

Author Roch Carrier hosts this documentary retrospective of the work of animation director Sheldon...

Drylanders Episode 1

Drylanders Episode 1

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527505

The epic story of the opening of the Canadian West and the drought that brought the Depression in...

Drylanders Episode 2

Drylanders Episode 2

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522092

The epic story of the opening of the Canadian West and the drought that brought the Depression in...

Drylanders Episode 3

Drylanders Episode 3

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526476

The epic story of the opening of the Canadian West and the drought that brought the Depression in...

Drylanders Episode 4

Drylanders Episode 4

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523758

The epic story of the opening of the Canadian West and the drought that brought the Depression in...

DWAYNE MORGAN: THE MAN BEHIND THE MIC

DWAYNE MORGAN: THE MAN BEHIND THE MIC

Leda Serene Films 130003

In this portrait of enterprising young poet/promoter/producer Dwayne Morgan, we witness his...

Each Man's Son

Each Man's Son

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521991

A story in which the doctor in a small Cape Breton coal-mining community solves an emotional...

Earle Birney: Portrait of a Poet

Earle Birney: Portrait of a Poet

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524014

Writer, scholar, activist, Earle Birney is revered as the grand old man of Canadian poetry. In this...

End Game in Paris

End Game in Paris

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526346

An adaptation of a segment of Ian Adams's novel End Game in Paris, this film concerns a man's...

Espolio

Espolio

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522971

A film based on a poem by Earle Birney and a painting by El Greco. The theme concerns the...

Evangeline's Quest

Evangeline's Quest

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526428

Published in 1847, Evangeline. A Tale of Acadie has enjoyed such outstanding success that its...

Eye Witness No. 68

Eye Witness No. 68

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524367

Birth of a Book: A look at the Canadian literary field showing authors who have made the grade,...

F.R. Scott: Rhyme and Reason

F.R. Scott: Rhyme and Reason

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524518

This absorbing documentary looks at the multi-faceted career of F.R. Scott, a truly remarkable...

Farley Mowat - Owls in the Family

Farley Mowat - Owls in the Family

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528764

Canadian author Farley Mowat talks about his boyhood in Saskatchewan and of the animals he had...

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