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National Film Board of Canada Documentary East Studio

Overview
Works: 20 works in 40 publications in 1 language and 377 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Claims  Educational films  Internet videos  Anecdotes  Case studies 
Classifications: HQ1784, 305.488927
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by National Film Board of Canada
Beyond borders-- Arab feminists talk about their lives-- East and West( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a delegation of Arab women activists as they toured the United States in an effort to sensitize North Americans to Arab feminism and the effects of US foreign policy. Includes interviews with prominent Arab intellectuals, including Egyptian author Nawal Saadawi
Under one sky-- Arab women in North America talk about the hijab( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history of Arab womanhood, from the days of early colonial missions to the post-Gulf War era. Informed, articulate Arab women living in North America describe the ideologies behind the veil and tear away the labels imposed by both East and West
Under one sky-- Arab women in North America talk about the hijab( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history of Arab womanhood, from the days of early colonial missions to the post-Gulf War era. Informed, articulate Arab women living in North America describe the ideologies behind the veil and tear away the labels imposed by both East and West
Learning peace a big school with a big heart( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles a year at Annapolis East Elementary in Middleton, Nova Scotia. Thanks to an anti-violence program introduced in 1996 by principal Heather Harris, bullying and fighting have become a rarity. Over the course of the year, it becomes clear that peace is hard work -- but well worth the effort
Shylock( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the character, Shylock, from Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice. Shot across Europe and North America, it features interviews with top directors and actors, and clips of important performances (including Laurence Olivier and Orson Welles). Gives the historical background to the character. Shows how the stage interpretation of Shylock changed as anti-Semitic attitudes changed
270 years of resistance 270 ans de résistance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 18 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
The kitchen goddess( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donna Davies visits seven women psychics in the Maritime provinces of eastern Canada who use herbal preparations, spells, astrology, and simple tools like tea leaves and tap water to look into the past, present and future
Anna Jameson( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life of Anna Jameson and her two-month expedition through the Canadian wildernes
Frances Hopkins( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography of the painter Frances Hopkins focuses on her life in Canada when married to Edward Hopkins, who worked for the Hudson's Bay Company. They lived in Montreal from 1858 to 1870, and Frances accompanied her husband on inspection trips west to Fort William by canoe. She recorded the scenery and the life of the fur traders and voyageurs, and the Wolseley Expedition to put down the Riel Rebellion. Her paintings are a valuable record of a way of life that was ending even as she recorded it
Seven Brides for Uncle Sam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video documents the stories of seven newfoundland women who married American servicemen. In what was called "the friendly invasion," some of the largest military bases outside of the United States were located in Newfoundland. From the beginning of the Second World War until the recent end of the Cold War, when the last base closed, as many as forty thousand Newfoundland women married Americna. Many of these liaisons were happy; some were not
Lost( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The experience of being lost lies at the heart of this documentary. People who have been lost overnight or longer recall the stress and the ongoing effects on their lives. Why do lost people almost invariably make the worst possible decisions? Psychologists Ken Hill and Daniel Montello reveal why and describe the science of the search. Being lost is more than just a physical state. It's also a key part of our cultural and spiritual experience. Lost was shot in England, Alberta, and Nova Scotia, the province where more people get lost per capita than anywhere else in North America
Salvation( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salvation is about front-line workers serving the needy under the umbrella of the Salvation Army, offering a glimpse into the hearts and minds of people on both sides of the street. Shot in downtown Toronto at Christmastime, this documentary chronicles the small hopes and tiny victories of life lived in the shadows of destitution
Rain, drizzle and fog( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program is a celebration of a town like no other: St. John's, Newfoundland. Director Rosemary House and some of Newfoundland's most famous artists and writers take you on a tour of the city's past and present from their own perspectives--which are as unique as the town itself
The perfect hero( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet some of the hunks who pose for the book covers as they compete in the Mr. Romance Pageant on board a cruise ship. Experience an insider's look at the business of romance fiction through the eyes of the huge Harlequin empire. Enjoy a fun - and sometimes surprising -- look at who writes these books, who reads them, and why
A sigh and a wish Helen Creighton's maritimes by Donna Davies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renowned folklorist Helen Creighton single-handedly compiled North America's largest collection of folklore and music, much of which would have disappeared forever if not for her tenacity, collecting stories and songs from the Gaelic singers of Cape Breton, French Acadians, the Mi'kmaw, and the Black communities of Nova Scotia
Why women run( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Mary Clancy (incumbant Liberal) and Alexa McDonough (NDP party leader) as they contest the June 2, 1997 election in a Halifax riding. HIghlights the accomplishments of women in politics and the problems they face participating in the political process
Ishbel, Countess of Aberdeen( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Petticoat expeditions series uses the words and works of three extraordinary British women to recount their experiences in 19th-century Canada. This program looks at the life of Lady Aberdeen, who devoted herself to social reform and helped found both the National Council of Women of Canada and the Victorian Order of Nurses in Canada. Her excursions across the country in the 1890s are chronicled in a photographic travelogue
Wendy Lill playwright in parliament( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Award-winning playwright Wendy Lill has written about suffering, hypocrisy, abuse of power and the human conscience. In 1997 she ran for office and was elected to Parliament. This video chronicles her first year in office as rookie MP for Dartmouth and NDP cultural and disability critic
And so to bed( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeff McKay takes us on an unusual odyssey into the world of the commonplace - our beds. Visit the beds of families, Nevada hookers, truckers, a murderer in his cell, artists, an undertaker, a coroner and a homeless man who remembers his mother tucking him in
The Petticoat expeditions( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Doc East (National Film Board of Canada)

Documentary East Studio (National Film Board of Canada)

National Film Board of Canada. Atlantic Centre. Documentary East Studio

National Film Board of Canada. Doc East

National Film Board of Canada. Studio Documentary East

Studio Documentary East (National Film Board of Canada)

Languages
English (40)