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National Film Board of Canada Studio D.

Overview
Works: 144 works in 352 publications in 2 languages and 3,087 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Biography  Interviews  Internet videos  Educational films  Short films  Filmed lectures  Case studies 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: BL473.5, 200.82
Publication Timeline
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Publications about National Film Board of Canada
Publications by National Film Board of Canada
Most widely held works by National Film Board of Canada
The Burning times ( visu )
17 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 381 libraries worldwide
Discusses legends and misconceptions regarding the term "witch"; also church- and state-sanctioned torture and killing of women during witch burning times
Goddess Remembered ( visu )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Describes and discusses early goddess-worshiping cultures and the current women's spirituality movement
Forbidden love : the unashamed stories of lesbian lives ( visu )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
Recounts the experiences of Canadian lesbian women in the 1950's and 1960's who sought romance in gay beer parlours and bars. Their stories are interwoven with a fictional love story and set against the tabloids and pulp novels of the time and illustrate the stereotypes and intolerance they faced
Women and spirituality : the goddess trilogy ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Exploration of the history, repression and resurgence of the women's spirituality movement
Half the kingdom by Roushell N Goldstein( visu )
14 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
American, Canadian and Israeli women talk about their struggle to redefine their roles in Jewish life and attempt to incorporate feminist values into a their religion
If you love this planet by Helen Caldicott( visu )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Dr Helen Caldicott, a member of Physicians for Social Responsibility, describes the medical consequences of nuclear war, supported by film of the survivors of Hiroshima
When women kill by Australian Broadcasting Corporation( visu )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Places the personal stories of three battered women in a legal/historical context. Ann Jones, author of "Women Who Kill" explains the evolution of societies' attitude toward women who murder abusive spouses. In this film, we meet three women who tell why they killed and expose the obstacles facing women who live with batterers
Keepers of the fire ( visu )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Aboriginal women let their hearts speak. Mohawk and Haida, Maliseet and Ojibwe, these are the voices of "warrrior women"--Those who have been on the front lines of some of the most important struggles aboriginal people in Canada have faced in the latter part of the 20th century. Storytellers, dreamers, healers and fighters, they are just some of the women who are keeping the fires of hope and determination burning in aboriginal communitieright across this land. With dignity and courage, these women speak their truth. And as long as they speak, the fire will burn
Hands of history ( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Features the work and personal narratives of four Canadian artists (Doreen Jensen, Rena Point Bolton, Jane Ash Poitras and Joane Cardinal-Schubert) of native ancestry
Women in the shadows ( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Filmed on location in Saskatchewan from the Qu'Appelle Valley to Hudson Bay, the documentary traces the filmmaker's quest for her Native foremothers in spite of the reluctance to speak about Native roots on the part of her relatives. The film articulates Métis women's experience with racism in both current and historical context, and examines the forces that pushed them into the shadows
Toward intimacy : women with disabilities ( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
A portrayal of four women with disabilities and the fulfulling relationships they have established. They talk about their struggle for self-esteem, their search for love, and the challenge of finding sexual expression
Women and spirituality ( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
"Exploration of the history, repression and resurgence of the women's spirituality movement"--Container
Hands of history ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
This documentary follows four female First Nations artists - Doreen Jensen, Rena Point Bolton, Jane Ash Poitras and Joane Cardinal-Schubert - who seek to find a continuum from traditional to contemporary forms of expression. These exceptional artists reveal their aesthetic philosophies, their techniques and personal styles, and the exaltation they feel when they are immersed in the act of creation. This film is a moving testimony to the role that female Aboriginal artists have played in maintaining the voice of Aboriginal culture
Making perfect babies ( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Filmed in clinics & research centres where genetic manipulation of human embryos has already begun, offers a critical examination of genetic engineering. Topics include: moral and social implications of reproductive technology ; feminist fears (expressed by Ruth Hubbard and others) for the effect on women ; ethics of the notion of quality control in human procreation
Motherland : tales of wonder ( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
"In Motherland, Helene Klodawsky embarks on a journey beyond our society's myths and misconceptions of motherhood; beyond the gleaming images of mothering and homemaking depicted in North American media"--Videocassette container
Listening for something-- : Adrienne Rich and Dionne Brand in conversation ( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Dionne Brand and Adrienne read their poetry and talk to each other about their lives, their views of the politics and culture that influence their writings and other poets that have influenced their work
Speaking of Nairobi : forum '85 : a world meeting for women by Tina Horne( visu )
7 editions published in 1986 in English and French and held by 37 libraries worldwide
17,000 women gathered in Nairobi in July 1985 for the official conference concluding the United Nation's Decade for Women and the unofficial conference, "Forum '85."
Doctor, lawyer, indian chief ( visu )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Focuses on five First Nations women in Canada who have achieved success in a variety of careers
The famine within by Katherine Gilday( visu )
8 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
A thought-provoking film about North American women's preoccupation with thinness and the devastating effect it is having on their health and psyche
On the eighth day : perfecting Mother Nature ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
A 2-part film about new reproductive and genetic technologies which poses disturbing questions about why these technologies are being developed and how they may affect the lives of women and society as a whole. Part 1 explores the origins and applications of in vitro fertilization. Part 2 is a critical examination of the application of genetic technology and the social and economic pressures which may influence the development and use of these procedures. Explores the social impact of the desire to produce perfect human beings on children, women, and the disabled
 
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Alternative Names
National Film Board of Canada. English Program. Studio D
National Film Board of Canada Studio D
Office national du film du Canada. Programme anglais. Studio D
Office national du film du Canada Studio D
Languages
English (147)
French (3)
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