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2015/09/23 Press release
COMMON SPACE? Humans at the heart of technology 13 artists, 8 works in the Quartier des Spectacles
Common Space? is a tour of eight new works displayed at various sites in Montreal's Quartier des Spectacles from October 1 to 18, 2015. It is the outcome of a creative process that merges the talent of 13 artists from seven countries, as they explore the question of humans at the heart of technology. Contributors include: Michel de Broin (Canada), whose Molysmocène will be projected on the façade of Théâtre Maisonneuve; Sam Meech (United Kingdom), with We're all friends here, a trio of works, at Place de la Paix and the UQAM Centre de design; artist Darsha Hewitt (Canada), in collaboration with Nelly-Ève Rajotte (Canada), who take the Goethe Institute by storm with their A Side Man 5000 Adventure; and Sébastien Pierre and Daniel Canty (Canada), who together created Les îles invisibles, an interactive rediscovery tour of the Quartier des Spectacles starting at the Saint-Laurent Metro station.
2015/09/23 Press release
Take 20 minutes to explore more than 40 years of solitary confinement in the NFB interactive experience The Deeper They Bury Me: A Call from Herman Wallace.
The New York Film Festival's Convergence 2015 conference hosts the world premiere of the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) interactive documentary The Deeper They Bury Me: A Call from Herman Wallace on September 27 with The Deeper They Bury Me LIVE, an exclusive event co-presented by social justice organization Sankofa, founded by Harry Belafonte. Co-directed by Angad Bhalla and Ted Biggs, this interactive documentary launches the same day, for audiences worldwide, at NFB.ca.
2015/09/11 Press release
National Film Board of Canada Completes Its Four Golden Rules of Archiving with ASG-Digital Archive
As the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) works to complete its ambitious, multi-year digitization project, it's partnering with industry leader ASG Software Solutions and its ASG-Digital Archive offering to complete and improve its archiving infrastructure. This will ensure that Canada's audiovisual legacy will be better preserved and safeguarded for generations to come.
2015/09/09 Press release
The NFB at the 19th Journées de la culture.
The NFB is playing an active role in the programming of the Journées de la culture (September 25 to 27), whose spotlight this year is on cinema. Audiences in Chaudière-Appalaches, Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Centre-du-Québec, Côte-Nord and Estrie will have a chance to enjoy two programs of NFB films screening in French-one featuring animated shorts, the other consisting of a documentary feature and an animated short. The screenings are intended for audiences of all ages and will be hosted by presenters or filmmaker Serge Giguère, who will share little-known details about the works. The NFB is also participating in the event's digital component with a workshop at the Phi Centre in Montreal especially created for the occasion. Presented by NFB producer Louis-Richard Tremblay, the workshop will attempt to demystify the process of creating interactive productions.
2015/09/08 Press release
Ève Lamont's Le Commerce du Sexe (The Sex Trade) screening at venues across Quebec this fall
Ève Lamont's documentary Le commerce du sexe (The Sex Trade) will play in cities across Quebec starting September 14, with screenings continuing throughout the fall. In total, the film will be shown in French in at least nine of the province's regions and 15 of its cities-Terrebonne, La Malbaie, Baie-Saint-Paul, Val-d'Or, Rouyn-Noranda, Ville-Marie, Montreal, Cowansville, Granby, Sherbrooke, Trois-Rivières, Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, Rimouski, Odanak and Gatineau-as well as in Ottawa, Ontario. Each screening will be followed by a talk, many of which will feature the filmmaker. Several screenings will also feature workers from local aid centres known as CALACS (Centres d'aide et de lutte contre les agressions à caractère sexuel), as part of an effort to raise awareness about women victims of violence. Audiences across the province will have a chance to see the uncut version of Le commerce du sexe on the big screen and get a better understanding of the realities of the local and regional sex trade, in addition to learning more about Lamont's approach to making the film.
2015/09/03 Press release
The NFB at the Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival. Cordell Barker to give a masterclass and attend the Quebec premiere of his latest short film, If I Was God
Two-time Academy Award nominee Cordell Barker will attend the Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival to introduce the Quebec premiere of his new film, If I Was God, produced by the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), and give a masterclass on Saturday, September 26, 2015, at 4:30 p.m. Two other films produced or co-produced by the NFB will also be in competition: Sexy Laundry by Izabela Plucinska (Clay Traces GBR/Fundacja Las Sztuki/NFB) and All the Rage by Alexandra Lemay (NFB). The festival takes place from September 25 to 27.
2015/09/02 Press release
NFB animator Torill Kove receives Norway’s top arts prize
On September 3, Oscar-winning National Film Board of Canada (NFB) animator Torill Kove receives the top cultural prize in her native Norway, as she accepts the Anders Jahre Prize for the Arts at a ceremony in Oslo.
2015/09/02 Press release
NFB brings BC stories and talents to VIFF
The issues, stories and talents of British Columbia take centre stage from September 24 to October 9 as the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) features nine films from the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), including the first film by Vancouver film writer Katherine Monk and the world premiere of an evocative look at Tofino artist Pete Clarkson’s unique tribute to victims of the 2011 Japanese tsunami.
2015/09/01 Press release
NFB animation celebrated at OIAF with new films, retrospective and exhibition
A world leader in auteur animation, the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) will be showcased at the 2015 Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) from September 16 and 20 with new films from acclaimed animators Claude Cloutier, Sheldon Cohen and Cordell Barker, four short works by emerging artists from the 10th edition of the NFB’s Hothouse program, and a special retrospective for Michèle Cournoyer.
2015/08/31 Press release
PLANÈTE+ and NFB sign agreement to promote Canadian documentaries
Planète+ and the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) today announced a new agreement that will see Planète+ showcasing the high quality of Canadian documentaries: a wonderful opportunity for viewers to discover or rediscover Oscar winners and other award-winning classics.
2015/08/27 Press release
NFB and Stan Douglas' acclaimed immersive experience CIRCA 1948 comes home
From September 18 to November 13, people in Vancouver’s Lower Mainland will be able to literally step into Vancouver’s past as the interactive virtual reality experience Circa 1948 makes its Canadian premiere as part of Simon Fraser University’s Cultural Programs. People in downtown Vancouver will be able to experience this immersive installation from September 18 to October 16 at SFU Woodward’s as part of Hidden Pasts, Digital Futures: A Festival of Immersive Arts, then it travels to SFU Surrey from October 27 to November 13. These events are presented by SFU in collaboration with the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) and the Vancouver International Film Festival
2015/08/26 Press release
NFB animation and documentary shines at 2015 Atlantic Film Festival
An acclaimed Halifax filmmaker pays tribute to a Maritimes music legend as part of a rich selection of National Film Board of Canada (NFB) documentaries and animation at the 2015 Atlantic Film Festival, taking place September 17–24, 2015.
2015/08/20 Press release
Four Esteemed Filmmakers Selected to Participate in Revamped NFB/CFC Creative Doc Lab
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) and the Canadian Film Centre (CFC) are pleased to announce that four distinguished filmmakers have been selected to participate in the NFB / CFC Crative Doc Lab : Nisha Pahuja, Josephine Anderson, Noam Gonick, and Pablo Alvarez-Mesa.
2015/08/05 Press release