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Has Anybody Seen My Umbrella?

Has Anybody Seen My Umbrella?

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521661

The story of a prince who leaves school after his grade one graduation thinking he knows all there...

Has/Had

Has/Had

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528677

English grammar is not the most visual of subjects. However, this film, by the clever use of...

Hoodoo McFiggin's Christmas

Hoodoo McFiggin's Christmas

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525906

Stephen Leacock's short story from Literary Lapses. Memories of a Christmas morning long ago,...

Hotwalker

Hotwalker

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525641

Hotwalker is the story of a horse owner, an old horseman, and his young apprentice. The horseman,...

How Death Came to Earth

How Death Came to Earth

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528481

A legend from India, interpreted by a filmmaker from that country. It is a story of gods and men,...

How We Kept Mother's Day

How We Kept Mother's Day

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522857

When the celebration of Mother's Day was introduced around 1910, Stephen Leacock observed the...

I Want a Dog

I Want a Dog

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527979

In this charming animated story, young May wants a dog more than anything else in the world. May...

I'm Your Man

I'm Your Man

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528680

Set to Leonard Cohen's song I'm Your Man, this animated film offers a playful meditation on romance...

Icarus

Icarus

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520478

The Greek myth retold with film animation, accompanied by music for flute. Music, drawing, colour...

In a Sugar Shack

In a Sugar Shack

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525218

This short about a maple sugar cabin may be used to stimulate vocabulary development. A film...

In Search of Innocence

In Search of Innocence

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522074

A questioning filmmaker from Québec finds out how Vancouver's poets and painters look at life and...

Irving Layton: An Introduction

Irving Layton: An Introduction

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527245

Canadian poet Irving Layton has always masked himself in controversy. Here, in front of the camera,...

Jack Kerouac's Road - A Franco-American Odyssey

Jack Kerouac's Road - A Franco-American Odyssey

National Film Board Of Canada NFB548336

Part documentary, part drama, this film presents the life and work of Jack Kerouac, an American...

Jack of Hearts

Jack of Hearts

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524194

A drama based on a humorous short story by Isabel Huggan in which a thirteen-year-old girl is...

L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables

L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables

PBS Video 041889

It's 1907 on Canada's beautiful Prince Edward Island, where brother and sister Matthew and Marilla...

L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables: The Good Stars

L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables: The Good Stars

PBS Video 041892

Anne Shirley is thirteen years old and finds that life in Avonlea is never simple. Anne's bosom...

Legend

Legend

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523138

A beauty-and-the-beast tale, enhanced and embellished by the filmmaker's art. The screen becomes a...

Legends sxwexwxiy'am: The Story of Siwash Rock

Legends sxwexwxiy'am: The Story of Siwash Rock

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522162

'It is said the proud Siwash Rock resembles a certain young warrior of long, long ago... a brave...

Léonard Forest, Film Maker and Poet

Léonard Forest, Film Maker and Poet

National Film Board Of Canada NFB543573

In Léonard Forest, cinéaste et poète, a French-speaking pioneer of Canadian cinema talks about...

Lights for Gita

Lights for Gita

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526472

Eight-year-old Gita can't wait to celebrate Divali, the Hindu festival of lights, in her new home...

Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526054

All the old delight, innocence and anticipation are still here in this telling of a children's...

Living on the Edge, the Poetic Works of Gérald Leblanc

Living on the Edge, the Poetic Works of Gérald Leblanc

National Film Board Of Canada NFB544555

L'extrême frontière, a documentary by Rodrigue Jean (Full Blast, Yellowknife), celebrates Acadian...

Lord of the Sky

Lord of the Sky

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526462

In this animated environmental parable, we find a people living in harmony with nature, until...

Lucretia

Lucretia

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524744

In an animated film sprinkled with magic and stardust, an impish little girl from Hades turns...

Lumaaq: An Eskimo Legend

Lumaaq: An Eskimo Legend

National Film Board Of Canada NFB519858

Lumaaq tells the story of a legend widely believed by the Povungnituk Inuit. The artist's drawings...

Margaret Atwood: Once in August

Margaret Atwood: Once in August

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526000

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

Margaret Laurence, First Lady of Manawaka

Margaret Laurence, First Lady of Manawaka

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526352

One of Canada's most celebrated authors, Margaret Laurence was born in a small Prairie town in...

Mario

Mario

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525010

Set in the picturesque Magdalen Islands of Québec, Mario is a story of complicity between a...

Mary of Mile 18

Mary of Mile 18

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522687

An animated story about a farm girl whose father will not allow her to keep a stray puppy until an...

Medoonak the Stormmaker

Medoonak the Stormmaker

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526996

A Mi’kmaq legend, colourfully interpreted in mime, dance and narration by elaborately garbed and...

Memories of Earth

Memories of Earth

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521623

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

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...

Morning on the Lièvre

Morning on the Lièvre

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526163

Poet Archibald Lampman describes in verse the dazzling beauty of Québec's Lièvre River as it...

Mr. Bear's Song

Mr. Bear's Song

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524566

This charming video reveals the story behind the creation of a unique children's book. Follow Fiona...

Mr. Symbol Man

Mr. Symbol Man

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526446

'Blissymbols' are giving children without speech a joyous new means of communication. This film...

My Financial Career

My Financial Career

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525513

An animated cartoon film from Stephen Leacock's witty account of a young man's first brush with...

My Jules Verne

My Jules Verne

National Film Board Of Canada NFB534894

My Jules Verne, by director Patricio Guzman, presents modern-day explorers who retrace the paths of...

My Macondo

My Macondo

National Film Board Of Canada NFB519890

Inspired by the people and landscape of Colombia's Banana Zone, Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel...

Nail Soup

Nail Soup

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520509

This well-known Scandinavian fairy tale is the story of a nimble-minded traveller who matches wits...

Negotiating a New Canadian Constitution

Negotiating a New Canadian Constitution

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520864

A visually fascinating and mildly ironic look at the Canadian people, this three-minute film is an...

No Fish Where to Go

No Fish Where to Go

National Film Board Of Canada NFB565365

“Our planet—inhabited by people with different languages and customs.”   A friendship...

Noël Noël - A Holiday Fairytale - DVD

Noël Noël - A Holiday Fairytale - DVD

National Film Board Of Canada NFB529794

In the tradition of great holiday rhymes like 'The Night Before Christmas,' Noël Noël is an...

O Louisiana!

O Louisiana!

National Film Board Of Canada NFB537629

In early December 2001, a Montreal filmmaker heads to Louisiana to screen her adaptation of a novel...

One's a Heifer

One's a Heifer

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522173

One's a Heifer revolves around 13-year-old Peter and his attempts to recapture two calves that...

Onions and Garlic

Onions and Garlic

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524449

A captioned filmstrip of a Hebrew fable.Click here for Full Credits

Paddle to the Sea

Paddle to the Sea

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523545

For all children and those adults for whom the romance of journeying is still strong. This great...

Painted Tales - Almond Blossoms

Painted Tales - Almond Blossoms

National Film Board Of Canada NFB550075

Vincent van Gogh is arguably the most recognized artist in the world. While his lonely, turbulent...

Painted Tales - In Winter Still

Painted Tales - In Winter Still

National Film Board Of Canada NFB550078

Monet spent some of his most prolific years painting at his home in Giverny, surrounded by his...

Père Noël, père Noël

Père Noël, père Noël

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523619

Un film d'animation comportant trois personnages : le «vrai» père Noël à son arrivée devant...

Pies

Pies

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522732

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

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