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A VIBRANT FILMMAKING FRANCOPHONIE

More than 300 NFB free films screening across the country!

Choose your programs.
(details below)

Then check the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie event calendar
for the most convenient dates and venues
and enjoy these NFB films!

Program 1 (General public – ages 13 +) 110 min : Identities in Dialogue

This program embraces bilingualism beyond duality—highlighting the importance of peaceful co-existence and the exchange of ideas—in honour of the 50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act.
La part du diable (The Devil’s Share) | Luc Bourdon | 2017 | 102 min 22 s
(preceded by the short film Au beau milieu de la plaine – Les Fransaskois (The Grasslands Project –Les Fransaskois)  | Scott Parker | 2016 | 7 min)

Program 2 (General public – ages 12+) 68 min : Powerful Animated Voices

This program of striking animated films offers a variety of creative techniques and covers a diverse array of cultures—mirroring Canada’s Francophonie and diversity.

Three Thousand (Trois mille) | Asinnajaq | 2017 | 14 min
Un printemps (Winds of Spring)  | Keyu Chen | 2017 | 6 min 7 s
Le sujet (The Subject) | Patrick Bouchard | 2018 | 13 min
La pureté de l’enfance (Sweet Childhood)  | Zviane | 2017 | 3 min 30 s
MacPherson (MacPherson) | Martine Chartrand | 2012 | 10 min 52 s
Étreintes (Embraced) | Justine Vuylsteker | 2018 | 5 min 24 s
Rubans (Threads)  | Torill Kove | 2017 | 8 min 46 s
Une tête disparaît (The Head Vanishes) | Franck Dion | 2016 | 9 min 28 s

Program 3 (General public – ages 4+) 42 min : Tales from Here for Tots

This program is inspired by Indigenous stories and legends. Five of the program’s seven films were directed by Indigenous filmmakers, representing several regions of Canada.

Vistas – Petit Tonnerre (Vistas – Little Thunder) | Nance Ackerman, Alan Syliboy | 2009 | 2 min 59 s 
Îlot (Islet) | Nicolas Brault | 2003 | 7 min 1 s
Labo d’animation du Nunavut : Je ne suis qu’une petite femme (I Am But a Little Woman, from the Nunavut Animation Lab) | Gyu Oh | 2010 | 4 min 39 s
Waseteg | Phyllis Grant | 2010 | 6 min 29 s
Maq et l’esprit de la forêt (Maq and the Spirit of the Woods) | Phyllis Grant | 2006 | 8 min 29 s
Une histoire de tortues (A Sea Turtle Story) | Kathy Shultz | 2012 | 9 min 51 s
Vistas – Les danseurs de l’herbe (Vistas – Dancers of the Grass) | Melanie Jackson | 2009 | 2 min

Program 4 (General public – ages 6+) 46 min : Animals Who (Almost) Always Get the Last Word

Listening to and understanding each other is never easy. In this program, animals almost always have the last word and succeed in negotiating, understanding each other, finding solutions, and reconciling with one other.

Ludovic – Un crocodile dans mon jardin (Ludovic – A Crocodile in My Garden) | Co Hoedeman | 2000 | 10 min
La montagne de SGaana (The Mountain of SGaana)  | Christopher Auchter | 2017 | 10 min 2 s
Les yeux noirs (Private Eyes) | Nicola Lemay | 2011 | 14 min 22 s
Le merle (Le merle) | Norman McLaren | 1958 | 4 min
L’ours et la souris (The Bear and the Mouse) | F.W. Remmler, Ingmar Remmler | 1968 | 7 min 38 s

There is even more to wow you at NFB.ca!

Head over to the Espace francophonie, where you will find a list of personal and powerful documentaries, along with award-winning animation.

I hope you will take advantage of the offerings available during this month devoted to Canada’s francophonie!

 

Florence François
Programming Agent
Lead, NFB tour