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A Christmas Fantasy

A Christmas Fantasy

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527551

Impressions of the lights of Christmas as they transform a winter's night. The myriad lights of a...

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 Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Passion River Films PR4178

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of Shakespeare’s most beloved creations. The frolicking tale...

A Sick Call

A Sick Call

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520178

A priest confronts self-doubt and guilt over an incident wherein he violates his own moral...

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 Wake for Milton

A Wake for Milton

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525704

Canadian poet, Milton Acorn, is remembered with feeling and eloquence in this tribute that takes...

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...

Adeena Karasick - Ep. 11: Heart of a Poet (Season 2)

Adeena Karasick - Ep. 11: Heart of a Poet (Season 2)

Makin Movies Inc. MJMM46

Performance artist, professor and Jewish cultural theorist, Adeena Karasick explores the ephemeral...

Aesop's Fables Series

Aesop's Fables Series

Educational Voice 992000

Aesop's Fables is a collection of tales by the Greek storyteller Aesop. Fables are a beautiful way...

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...

Alexandre Dumas, le flamboyant (52 Minutes)

Alexandre Dumas, le flamboyant (52 Minutes)

Illégitime Défense F269-011A

Alexandre Dumas est l’un des écrivains les plus prolifiques de son temps, au sens romanesque...

Alexandre Dumas, le flamboyant (90 Minutes)

Alexandre Dumas, le flamboyant (90 Minutes)

Illégitime Défense F269-011B

Alexandre Dumas est l’un des écrivains les plus prolifiques de son temps, au sens romanesque...

Alexandre Dumas, The Flamboyant (52 Minute Version)

Alexandre Dumas, The Flamboyant (52 Minute Version)

Illégitime Défense A269-011A

Alexandre Dumas is one of the most prolific authors of the 19th century. With a great sense of...

Alexandre Dumas, The Flamboyant (90 Minute Version)

Alexandre Dumas, The Flamboyant (90 Minute Version)

Illégitime Défense A269-011B

Alexandre Dumas is one of the most prolific authors of the 19th century. With a great sense of...

Alias Will James

Alias Will James

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521700

From cattle rustler to ex-convict, and from novice writer to the toast of Hollywood, Will James...

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...

Alphabet

Alphabet

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528663

An amusing and energetic romp through the letters of the alphabet, each letter with its own...

Amaqqut Nunaat: The Country of Wolves

Amaqqut Nunaat: The Country of Wolves

Taqqut Productions TPI000

In this traditional Inuit story, two young brothers on a hunting trip for seal find themselves...

American Masters: Flannery

American Masters: Flannery

PBS Video 041966

Explore the life and work of author Flannery O’Connor, whose distinctive Southern Gothic style...

American Masters: Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

American Masters: Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

PBS Video 041860

Distinctly referred to as "a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture," icon Maya Angelou...

Ananse's Farm

Ananse's Farm

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520096

Ananse is a spider with a heart full of concern over the enmity existing between his friends...

Andrea Thompson - Ep. 2: Heart of a Poet (Season 1)

Andrea Thompson - Ep. 2: Heart of a Poet (Season 1)

Makin Movies Inc. MJMM23

After finding her writer’s voice in Vancouver, Andrea Thompson takes her poetry to the streets of...

Anne Morrow Lindbergh: You'll Have the Sky

Anne Morrow Lindbergh: You'll Have the Sky

PBS Video 041883

Anne Morrow Lindbergh: You'll Have The Sky brings one of the 20th century's best-loved writers out...

Anne Simpson - Ep. 7: Heart of a Poet (Season 2)

Anne Simpson - Ep. 7: Heart of a Poet (Season 2)

Makin Movies Inc. MJMM42

Griffin Poetry Prize winner Anne Simpson shares her lyrical vision of the world as she delves into...

Art Classic Stories

Art Classic Stories

CinéFête A228-S01

Art Classic Stories combines classical art with the most loved fairy tales of all time. Each title...

Aucassin and Nicolette

Aucassin and Nicolette

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522651

The medieval story of Aucassin and Nicolette comes alive with fairy-tale enchantment at the hands...

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...

Basic Literary Terms (Vol. 1): Narrative, Plot, Tone, Mood, Setting, Character: Literature Kids Series

Basic Literary Terms (Vol. 1): Narrative, Plot, Tone, Mood...

Wonderscape Entertainment WE0067

Explore essential literary terms while analyzing classic works of literature.  What is a...

Basic Literary Terms (Vol. 2): Point of View: Literature Kids Series

Basic Literary Terms (Vol. 2): Point of View: Literature Kids...

Wonderscape Entertainment WE0068

Explore essential literary terms while analyzing classic works of literature.  What is 1st, 2nd...

Basic Literary Terms (Vol. 3): Metaphor, Simile, Allusion, Personification, Hyperbole: Literature Kids Series

Basic Literary Terms (Vol. 3): Metaphor, Simile, Allusion...

Wonderscape Entertainment WE0132

Explore essential literary terms, such as metaphor, simile, allusion, personification and...

Basic Literary Terms (Vol. 4): Symbolism, Allegory, Onomatopoeia, Paradox, Pun: Literature Kids Series

Basic Literary Terms (Vol. 4): Symbolism, Allegory...

Wonderscape Entertainment WE0066

Explore essential literary terms, such as symbolism, allegory, onomatopoeia, paradox and pun, while...

Basic Literary Terms (Vol. 5): Theme, Atmosphere, Foreshadowing, Diction, Anaphora: Literature Kids Series

Basic Literary Terms (Vol. 5): Theme, Atmosphere, Foreshadowing...

Wonderscape Entertainment WE0131

Explore essential literary terms, such as theme, atmosphere, foreshadowing, diction and anaphora...

Basic Literary Terms (Vol. 6): Understanding Poetry - Rhythm & Meter, Rhyme: Literature Kids Series

Basic Literary Terms (Vol. 6): Understanding Poetry - Rhythm...

Wonderscape Entertainment WE0064

Explore the history of poetry, its essential components, and its role in early...

Basic Literary Terms (Vol. 7): Understanding Poetry - Alliteration, Assonance, Consonance, Free Verse: Literature Kids Series

Basic Literary Terms (Vol. 7): Understanding Poetry -...

Wonderscape Entertainment WE0065

In this program, we continue exploring both the history and the essential components of poetry...

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...

Bill Bissett - Ep. 10: Heart of a Poet (Season 1)

Bill Bissett - Ep. 10: Heart of a Poet (Season 1)

Makin Movies Inc. MJMM31

One of the country's pre-eminent poets, two-time Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize winner and Milton...

Blackberry Subway Jam

Blackberry Subway Jam

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521228

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

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...

Bugs Bugs Bugs

Bugs Bugs Bugs

Weston Woods WW831

by Bob Barner (Chronicle) With whimsical verse and brightly colored collage images, everyone's...

Cages

Cages

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527109

This powerful, contemporary story by Guy Vanderhaeghe dramatizes a family in conflict. A father...

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.

Canada Vignettes: The Novelist

Canada Vignettes: The Novelist

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525694

A vignette featuring Canadian novelist Margaret Laurence.

Capital

Capital

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522946

Set against the beauty and harsh reality of the Interlake region of Manitoba, this is the story of...

Catherine Kidd - Ep. 6: Heart of a Poet (Season 2)

Catherine Kidd - Ep. 6: Heart of a Poet (Season 2)

Makin Movies Inc. MJMM41

Catherine Kidd takes us on a high-flying ride through her enigmatic imagination, in her...

Charles Dickens: Great Authors Series

Charles Dickens: Great Authors Series

Wonderscape Entertainment WE0034

In this program, meet Charles Dickens.  What were the significant events of Charles Dickens...

Christian Bök - Ep. 1: Heart of a Poet (Season 1)

Christian Bök - Ep. 1: Heart of a Poet (Season 1)

Makin Movies Inc. MJMM22

Griffin Prize winner and University of Calgary English Professor Christian Bök is the series...

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