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National Film Board of Canada Atlantic Centre

Overview
Works: 52 works in 91 publications in 2 languages and 806 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings  Biography  History  Art  Documentary films  Exhibition catalogs  Rules  Case studies  Poetry  Genealogy 
Classifications: E99.M6, 636.0883
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Publications by National Film Board of Canada Publications by National Film Board of Canada
Most widely held works by National Film Board of Canada
The spirit of Annie Mae ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Anna Mae Pictou Aquash, a Canadian Micmac Indian whose murder on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota in 1976 is still unsolved. A tribute from the women who were closest to her
Animals friend or food? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After trading his home in Toronto for a farm in Nova Scotia, Jason Young decided to become his own rancher and butcher. The result is a quiet film about a stormy issue: eating meat
Race is a four letter word ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Director Sobaz Benjamin highlights Canadian contradictions and conflicts around race. Heroically, he exposes himself, too: a black man who grew up hating himself, trying to bleach his skin with chemicals, and then struggling to appreciate the meaning of his culture and heritage as an 'Afro-Saxon' Briton, then Grenadian and now Haligonian-Nova Scotian-Canadian. We also meet a white man who is culturally and psychologically black, a black woman who wants to be considered iconically Canadian, another black woman who retreats to England rather than continue to face Canada's racial cold war"--Container
Hunters and bombers ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and French and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Innu (Montagnais Indians) of Labrador are protesting low-level military flights and the playing of war games over their territory
Place of the boss Utshimassits by John Walker ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This documentary delves beyond the national headlines of substance abuse, suicide and rural slum conditions to provide a profile of a people confronting the tragedy of their current circumstances by summoning the traditions, memories and culture of their proud past
Mi'kmaq family Migmaoei otjiosog ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Raised in a small town, Catherine Anne Martin sets out to explore the deep roots of her Mi'kmaq traditions in the heart of Cape Breton. Like many young First Nations people today, she is looking to the ways of the past for guidance in raising her children
Kwa'nu'te' Micmac and Maliseet artists ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interviews eight Maliseet amd Micmac artists from New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, who produce a variety of works of art from paintings to quill-work to carved masks
Animals ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This feature documentary tells the story of a young couple's year-long experiment in raising their own meat. On the abandoned farm property they just bought, they decide that if they're going to eat meat, they should raise it themselves. Over 4 seasons, they get to know the animals, discover their personalities, treat them with respect and eventually slaughter them. Animals takes us deep into the heart of the animal-human relationship, with all its contradictions
Cottonland ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the last of Cape Breton's coalmines shut down in the late 1990's, the community of Glace Bay fell into economic despair followed by social depression. Many people became addicted to the prescription painkiller OxyContin. This film looks at the social and economic factors that helped create this dependency, and at the necessity of a strong and cohesive social network to help people resist. "Cottonland" emphasizes the importance of a collective approach to the problems of addiction and dependency
Song of Eskasoni ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An account of the revival of the native traditions and spirituality in Eskasoni through the writings of Rita Joe
The Vienna Tribunal ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Highlights the personal stories of women from around the world who testified before a panel of judges at the Global Tribunal on Violations of Women's Human Rights, part of the United Nations World Conference on Human Rights, Vienna, June 1993
Speak it! From the heart of black Nova Scotia ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and French and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Halifax, the film follows four Black high school students as they work to establish a Cultural Awareness Youth Group, a vehicle for building pride and self-esteem
Africville : a spirit that lives on ( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Where the bay becomes the sea by National Film Board of Canada ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a documentary about the fragile and complex marine ecosystem in the Bay of Fundy. The film traces relationships within the food chain - from tiny plankton to birds and seals and finally to whales and humans. The film is a plea for careful management of our ocean resource
Pelts politics of the fur trade ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Canada's oldest industry, fur trade is facing challenges. Examines the morality of killing animals for fur
Black mother, black daughter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Black Mother Black Daughter explores the lives and experiences of black women in Nova Scotia, their contributions to the home, the church and the community and the strengths they passed on to their daughters. Some of the women appearing in the film are Edith Clayton, a basket maker; Pearleen Oliver, a historian; Dr. Marie Hamilton, an educator and community leader; and Daurene Lewis, a weaver and politician. Also appearing is the dynamic female a capella quartet Four the Moment
Rivers to the sea ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Photographed over a period of two years on several Atlantic Canadian rivers and edited to create a composite view of a number of river systems, this production tells a complex story of the life and death of Atlantic salmon, eels, and smelt. Stresses that humans have a role in the river's ecology
"Just one big mess" the Halifax explosion, 1917 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the morning of December 6, 1917, two ships, one of which was loaded with munitions, collided in Halifax Harbour. The explosion which followed levelled two square miles of the city, killed over 1600 people and left thousands wounded and homeless. Through interviews with survivors and photographs of the devastation, the event is dramatically recounted
The Acadian connection Le lien Acadien by Monique Leblanc ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this warm tribute to the spirit of l'Acadie, filmmaker Monique LeBlanc takes an affectionate look at ten members of the far-flung LeBlanc family -- Acadians and Cajuns whose energy and joie de vivre speak of a legendary tenacity. From California to New Brunswick, from Ontario to Louisiana, Monique LeBlanc finds the dreams and determination of her ancestors living on in the hearts of her cousins, no matter where thy make their homes
The battle for Moser River by Stephen Kimber ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary video which includes the use of news clippings, home video and photos in a reconstruction of a murder case in Moser River, N.S. The video examines the complex story of rural culture, generational grudges and the consequences of violent behavior and looks at one community's descent into turmoil. It tells a universal story of the tragedy of two lives sacrificed for no good reason
 
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Alternative Names
Office national du film du Canada. Programme anglais/Atlantique
Languages
English (53)
French (3)