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The North Wind and the Sun: A Fable by Aesop

The North Wind and the Sun: A Fable by Aesop

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527399

An engaging illustration, by animation artist Rhoda Leyer, of the fable in which the warm sun...

The Northern Lights

The Northern Lights

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524645

Since the beginning of time, people have gazed into the polar skies, spellbound by dancing beams of...

The Old Man and the Child

The Old Man and the Child

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521908

This evocative film is based on a short story by Gabrielle Roy. During the hot, slow Manitoba...

The Owl and the Lemming: An Eskimo Legend

The Owl and the Lemming: An Eskimo Legend

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520085

The owl and the lemming in this animated film are short-legged, plumply stuffed puppets made of...

The Owl and the Lemming: An Eskimo Legend

The Owl and the Lemming: An Eskimo Legend

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520085

The owl and the lemming in this animated film are short-legged, plumply stuffed puppets made of...

The Owl and the Raven: An Eskimo Legend

The Owl and the Raven: An Eskimo Legend

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525860

According to this Inuit legend the raven was not always the jet-black bird that it is today. The...

The Owl and the Raven: An Eskimo Legend

The Owl and the Raven: An Eskimo Legend

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525860

According to this Inuit legend the raven was not always the jet-black bird that it is today. The...

The Owl Who Married a Goose: An Eskimo Legend

The Owl Who Married a Goose: An Eskimo Legend

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527885

In this Inuit legend it is plausible enough that a goose should capture the fancy of an owl and...

The Painted Door

The Painted Door

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527500

Based on a short story by Canadian author Sinclair Ross, this is a gripping drama about love,...

The Persistent Peddler, Le Colporteur, The Persistent Peddler, Le Colporteur

The Persistent Peddler, Le Colporteur, The Persistent Peddler,...

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528401

The Persistent Peddler/Le Colporteur looks at the habits of a salesman and a consumer in a state of...

The Pinnacle and the Poet

The Pinnacle and the Poet

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528814

The Pinnacle and the Poet tells the story of a passionate seven-year struggle to save a mountain...

The Pony

The Pony

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520466

There is no real place for a horse on a fully mechanized wheat farm, but this is a tale of two...

The Promised Land

The Promised Land

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520401

Based on a novel (Nuages sur les brûlés by Hervé Biron) about the colonization of northern...

The Reluctant Deckhand

The Reluctant Deckhand

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528048

Tess is ten years old--old enough to join her mother, Sue, for a summer's fishing in the northern...

The Scholar in Society: Northrop Frye in Conversation

The Scholar in Society: Northrop Frye in Conversation

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524637

This film interview affords a glimpse of a bold and learned mind illuminating important social...

The Story of Christmas

The Story of Christmas

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520594

The familiar story, told this time with the glowing, cameo-like zinc cut-outs of film animator...

The Story of Cinderella

The Story of Cinderella

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526698

Cinderella, as seen and interpreted in watercolour and crayon drawings by fifth-grade school...

The Strange Case of Bunny Weequod

The Strange Case of Bunny Weequod

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522721

There's something funny going on in the lakes--and Bunny Weequod is, quite literally, going to get...

The Street

The Street

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521317

This award-winning animation film spares no feelings and minces no words. A poignant...

The Street

The Street

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521317

This award-winning animation film spares no feelings and minces no words. A poignant...

The Sweater

The Sweater

National Film Board Of Canada NFB533749

Bestselling author Roch Carrier narrates a mortifying boyhood experience in this animated...

The Sweater

The Sweater

National Film Board Of Canada NFB533749

Bestselling author Roch Carrier narrates a mortifying boyhood experience in this animated...

The Tender Tale of Cinderella Penguin

The Tender Tale of Cinderella Penguin

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522455

A new look at a centuries-old fairy tale! Using a medieval style of illustration to animate the...

The Three Wishes

The Three Wishes

National Film Board Of Canada NFB537053

Based on the traditional folk tale of The Three Wishes, this animated short by Sheldon Cohen is...

The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522901

Evelyn Lambart's well-known style of animation, using paper figures and brightly coloured...

The Trout That Stole the Rainbow

The Trout That Stole the Rainbow

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522573

The vibrant images of this beautifully illustrated animation film will captivate all audiences, and...

The True Story of Sawney Beane

The True Story of Sawney Beane

National Film Board Of Canada NFB533937

In 16th-century Scotland, young Sawney Beane yearns to itch and scratch and buccaneer. So he bids...

The Twitch

The Twitch

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528791

A tale of intolerance and where it all ends, told in an animated cartoon about a king and his...

The Ungrateful Land: Roch Carrier Remembers Ste-Justine

The Ungrateful Land: Roch Carrier Remembers Ste-Justine

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528323

Here is the village of Ste-Justine as one gifted man, novelist and playwright Roch Carrier,...

The World of Darkness - A Yugoslavian Fable

The World of Darkness - A Yugoslavian Fable

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523134

An adventurous journey to the edge of the world results in bitter disappointment for a mighty king...

Ti-Jean Goes Lumbering

Ti-Jean Goes Lumbering

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526257

A French Canadian folk tale. Ten-year-old Ti-Jean's feats dwarf those of even the strongest...

Ti-Jean Goes West

Ti-Jean Goes West

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527858

The Canadian Prairies, seen through the eyes of a ten-year-old boy. Ti-Jean reaches the Golden West...

Ti-Jean in the Land of Iron

Ti-Jean in the Land of Iron

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522786

No challenge, no obstacle is too great for ten-year-old Ti-Jean. As in his other exploits, he...

To Set Our House in Order

To Set Our House in Order

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520318

In coming to grips with previously well-concealed information about the death of her uncle in World...

Top Priority

Top Priority

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522604

Set in an unspecified Third World country, this animated film, based on a short story by Enver...

Totem Talk

Totem Talk

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527591

Traditional Northwestern Indigenous spiritual images combine with cutting-edge computer animation...

Trawna Tuh Belvul

Trawna Tuh Belvul

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527798

This short film is an expressive interpretation of Earle Birney's poem 'Trawna Tuh Belvul by...

Tudor King

Tudor King

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528375

Based on a short story by Canadian author Rudy Weibe, this film tells the story of a man who...

Two Episodes from the Life of Hubert Aquin

Two Episodes from the Life of Hubert Aquin

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525003

On March 15, 1977, Hubert Aquin ended his life in the gardens of Villa Maria, Montréal. He had...

Une vieille boîte

Une vieille boîte

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521690

Film d'animation rempli de la magique atmosphère de Noël et baignant dans la fantaisie la plus...

View from the Typewriter

View from the Typewriter

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528436

Through selections from the works of ten of Canada's finest writers, the nation's cultures, peoples...

Village of Idiots

Village of Idiots

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528801

Weary of daily life in his native village of Chelm, Shmendrik sets out on a quest for knowledge...

Volcano: An Inquiry into the Life and Death of Malcolm Lowry

Volcano: An Inquiry into the Life and Death of Malcolm Lowry

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521798

Author of one of the major novels of the century, Under the Volcano, Malcolm Lowry fought a winning...

Waseteg

Waseteg

National Film Board Of Canada NFB550956

Waseteg is the story of a young Mi'kmaq girl whose name means “the light from the dawn.” Sadly,...

Wendy Lill: Playwright in Parliament

Wendy Lill: Playwright in Parliament

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526190

Theatre reviewers have said of Wendy Lill that she 'plunges deeply into the mysteries of the human...

Winter Prophecies: The Poetry of Ralph Gustafson

Winter Prophecies: The Poetry of Ralph Gustafson

National Film Board Of Canada NFB519863

A warm portrait of one of Canada's best poets, Winter Prophecies features exquisite views of the...

Wood Mountain Poems

Wood Mountain Poems

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520082

Wood Mountain is the home of western Canadian poet Andrew Suknaski. In this film, he talks about...

Writing the Land

Writing the Land

National Film Board Of Canada NFB542448

The Musqueam people have lived for thousands of years in and around what is now the city of...

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