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National Film Board of Canada Studio B.

Overview
Works: 36 works in 85 publications in 2 languages and 598 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History  Drama  Claims  Educational films  Internet videos  Film adaptations  Nonfiction films  Biography  Juvenile works 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1995.9.S87, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by National Film Board of Canada
Kanehsatake : 270 years of resistance by Alanis Obomsawin( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and French and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A feature-documentary on the confrontation of the Mohawk people of the First Nations and the Quebec police and the Canadian army in the summer of 1990
Who's Counting? : Marilyn Waring on Sex, Lies and Global Economics by Marilyn Waring( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divided thematically into 15 chapters, the program is an intertaining primer for anyone who suffers from what Waring refers to as "economics anxiety."
If the weather permits( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elisapie Isaac, a young filmmaker born in Nunavik, decides to return to her roots on this breathtaking land. To bridge the gap between young and old, she lets Naalak, an elder, and Danny, a young policeman, tell us what they think. Elisapie asks the fundamental question: can Inuit culture survive in the modern world?
By woman's hand by Prudence Heward( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life and times of three Canadian women artists: Prudence Heward, Sarah Robertson and Anne Savage. Offers a lyrical tribute to three women whose lives and works were almost forgotten
Faces of the Hand( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take a visual journey through different cultures and a range of human experiences, that show the many faces of our hands
270 years of resistance = 270 ans de résistance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four films dealing with the Oka Crisis, a land dispute in the summer of 1990 between the Mohawk community of Kanesatake (about 25 miles west of Montréal) and the nearby town of Oka. The dispute resulted in an armed standoff between the Mohawk people, the Québec police, and the Canadian army
Hey Kelly! by Anne Jew( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a friendly game of tag, Robert calls Kelly a racist name and a fight ensues. Later, Robert and Kelly learn to cooperate and find out that they have something in common
Mackenzie King and the Conscription Crisis( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this video, the viewer is made to identify with William Lyon Mackenzie King as he tried to avoid conscription in the final year of World War 2. Through the skill of the writers and cinematographers, William Lyon Mackenzie King is seen as a man who clearly understood the danger to the future of Canada so sharply focused in the single issue of conscription
Donald Brittain: Filmmaker by Kent Martin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the NFB filmmaker who has been called one of the best in the world in the documentary field. This is a retrospective of his films and a tribute to his talents
The walker by Beatrice Mosionier( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a young Aboriginal foster child whose only playmate is his dog, and of a lonely white boy who is afraid of dogs
Marilyn Waring on women and economics( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this film New Zealand politician and activist Marilyn Waring spends a day with local women her age in several developing countries. She witnesses the enormous, unrecorded, unacknowledged extent of women's work. Women remain more than 50 per cent of the world's population, yet hold no more than 10 per cent of the seats in national legislatures. In one government in three, there are no women in the highest decision making bodies. This video takes a hard look at the disparity between what women contribute to communities and how their work is valued
Carol's mirror by Cheryl Foggo( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carol wants to play the lead in the school play, Snow White. The only problem is that Carol is not white
Si le temps le permet by Elisapie Isaac( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in French and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the vastness of northern Quebec, on the edge of the Arctic Ocean, lies the village of Kangirsujuaq, in Nunavik. Here, tradition and modernity intersect on a daily basis. Teenagers lap up "southern" culture and play golf on the tundra. Their elders-- many of them former nomads and hunters-- are trying to get used to the strange feeling of staying put. Elisapie Isaac, a young filmmaker born in Nunavuk, decides to return to her roots on this breathtaking land. To bridge the growing gap between the young and the old, she lets Naalak, an elder, and Danny, a young policeman from Kangirsujuaq, tell us what they think. She also speaks to her grandfather, now dead, and confides in him her hopes and fears
Marilyn Waring on the environment( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waring makes a convincing argument for changing a system that does not value what may be our most precious assets: clean air, water, and the unspoiled ecosystems that sustain and enrich life on earth
Mela's Lunch by Sugith Varughese( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of the unsteady beginnings of a friendship between Mela and Allison. Having just immigrated to Canada from India, Mela is trying hard to make friends and get used to her new surroundings. Peter and other classmates make her feel unwelcome and out of place."--Container
Double or nothing : the rise and fall of Robert Campeau( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video follows the spectacular life of renegade Canadian business magnate Robert Campeau, whose ill-fated purchase of the Allied and Federated retail empires resulted in a multibillion-dollar debacle
Marilyn Waring on politics : local & global by Marilyn Waring( Visual )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By approaching politics from the viewpoint of an average citizen, New Zealander politician and activist Marilyn Waring challenges the assumption that the systems that determine how the world currently does business are adequately meeting the needs of both local and global communities. Using plain language, Waring makes it clear that classic economics work to benefit one particular group while the rest of us -- the vast majority -- pay the price. -- from container
Zero Tolerance by Michka Saäl( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans ce documentaire sur les relations entre policiers et groupes minoritaires de Montréal, des immigrants victimes ou témoins d'un certain racisme policier expriment leur révolte. Les répressions abusives et ciblages ethniques existent et perdurent. Maurice Chalom, immigré, docteur en éducation et conseiller au Service de police de Montréal, travaille sur la question
The treadmill( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exposes the injustices faced by thousands of women in Québec, who do piece work at home
Robyn/Nathan/Vinnie/Eric( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features four interviews with teenagers who have experienced severe problems in the child-parent relationship, including physical, emotional, and mental abuse
 
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Alternative Names
National Film Board of Canada. French Program. Studio B

Office national du film du Canada. Programme anglais/Studio B

Office national du film du Canada. Programme français. Studio B

Languages
English (60)

French (9)