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National Film Board of Canada Studio D.

Overview
Works: 128 works in 390 publications in 1 language and 3,199 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Biography  Interviews  Internet videos  Educational films  Biographical films  Art  Case studies 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: HQ471, 200.82
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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 by Rina Fraticelli( visu )
18 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
An in-depth look at the witch persecutions that swept through Europe during the Middle Ages. Of those killed, 85 percent were women. An exploration of the process whereby the old pagan communities were destroyed by Church authorities, fear, and misogny
Forbidden love : the unashamed stories of lesbian lives ( visu )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 200 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 182 libraries worldwide
Exploration of the history, repression and resurgence of the women's spirituality movement
Hands of history ( visu )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 170 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
Half the kingdom by Roushell N Goldstein( visu )
15 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 their religion
When women kill by Australian Broadcasting Corporation( visu )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 92 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 exposes the obstacles facing women who live with batterers
Wisecracks ( visu )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
"This performance comedy features America's top female comediennes delivering some of their best lines to live audiences. Mixed in are behind-the-scenes interviews and clips from pioneers in women's comedy to add insight to the comedy business."--Container
Keepers of the fire ( visu )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
An aboriginal proverb says that no people is broken until the hearts of its women are on the ground. Presents the stories of aboriginal women who have participated in important aboriginal struggles in Canada. Mohawk women tell of their role in the 1990 crisis at Oka. Haida women reminisce about their stand on the picket lines and their arrests in the action that stopped logging on Lyell Island in the Queen Charlottes. Maliseet women recall their campaign, lasting eight years, that changed the Indian Act to accord status and rights to all Indian women. Native women in Toronto who run a native women's shelter speak of their roles and what they have learned helping urban native women
After the Montreal Massacre ( visu )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
One year after the massacre of fourteen women at Montréal's École Polytechnique on December 6 1989, this video looks at the issue of male violence against women, women's fear, and what we as a society must do. Included is a focus interview with survivor, Sylvie Gagnon
Women in the Shadows ( visu )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 73 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
On the eighth day : perfecting Mother Nature ( visu )
6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 60 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
Toward intimacy : women with disabilities ( visu )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
A portrayal of four women with disabilities and the fulfilling relationships they have established. They talk about their struggle for self-esteem, their search for love, and the challenge of finding sexual expression
Making perfect babies ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 54 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
Women and spirituality by Carter Heyward( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
"Exploration of the history, repression and resurgence of the women's spirituality movement"--Container
Making babies ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Documents the development and use of reproductive technology, suggesting that science and industry have combined to transform the act of procreation into the business of making babies. Explores the ethical, moral and legal questions surrounding in vitro fertilization and its technological offspring
Listening for something-- : Adrienne Rich and Dionne Brand in conversation ( visu )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 46 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
Motherland : tales of wonder ( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 44 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
Not a love story : a film about pornography ( visu )
4 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Filmmaker Bonnie Sherr Klein and Montreal stripper Linda Lee Tracey explore the world of peep shows, strip joints and sex supermarkets in an attempt to increase the viewer's awareness of the harmful nature of pornography. The film contains explicit footage of these activities as well as interviews with participants in the pornography business and with prominent feminist critics of pornography (Kate Millett, Susan Griffin and others)
Kathleen Shannon : film, feminism and other dreams ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Kathleen Shannon blazed the way for a new kind of filmmaking when she founded the NFB's Studio D, a place where women are free to make their own special brand of films. Now retired in B.C.'s Kootenays, this is the story of her struggle, persistence and success
 
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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
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English (148)
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