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National Film Board of Canada Studio D.

Overview
Works: 142 works in 319 publications in 2 languages and 3,043 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Biography  Documentary films  Case studies  Conference proceedings  Art  Humor 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: BL473.5, 299
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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 National Film Board of Canada( visu )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
Discusses legends and misconceptions regarding the term "witch". Examines women's roles in goddess-based religions and how the Christian church attacked them as witches during the Middle Ages. Supports the belief that anti-witch hysteria persists today in modern society's cultural acceptance of violence against women
Goddess remembered ( visu )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
This documentary examines pre-Christian goddess-worshipping religions. Incorporating the work of archaeologist Marija Gimbutas, art historian Merlin Stone, and scholars Jean Bolen, Charlene Spretnak and Starhawk, it offers insights into these ancient cultures and explores the contemporary women's spirituality movement inspired by them
Women and spirituality the goddess trilogy ( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
Exploration of the history, repression and resurgence of the women's spirituality movement
Forbidden love the unashamed stories of lesbian lives ( visu )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 172 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
Half the kingdom by Roushell N Goldstein( visu )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 124 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 ( visu )
7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
A documentary that places the personal stories of three battered women in context. Featured is author Ann Jones, who offers a historical background about society's attitudes toward women who kill their abusers
Hands of history ( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Features the work and personal narratives of three Canadian artists of native ancestry
Keepers of the fire ( visu )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 73 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
On the eighth day perfecting Mother Nature ( visu )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 69 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
Wisecracks ( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 64 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
Women in the shadows ( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Métis writer and filmmaker Christine Welsh embarks on a spiritual and physical journey in search of her native identity
Toward intimacy ( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 60 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
Listening for something-- Adrienne Rich and Dionne Brand in conversation ( visu )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 45 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 )
2 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
Full circle by Donna Read( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
In this inspiring documentary, filmmaker Donna Read examines the many manifestations of women's spirituality in the Western world in the last decade of the twentieth century. As she completes her personal journey to discover the history and present practices of goddess religions, she finds women meeting together around kitchen tables and in circles on hilltops, discussing spirituality and performing rituals that give them the strength to transform their personal beliefs in political and social action
The famine within by Katherine Gilday( visu )
8 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 40 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
To a safer place ( visu )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and French and held by 40 libraries worldwide
(Producer) This film reveals some of the prevailing attitudes that perpetuate violence against women and children. Shirley Turcotte and her siblings show that the deep psychic wounds inflicted on victims of incest can be healed. Her story encourages survivors to break through silence and betrayal to recover and develop a sense of self-worth and dignity
Speaking of Nairobi forum '85 : a world meeting for women ( visu )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 38 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 French and English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Focuses on five First Nations women in Canada who have achieved success in a variety of careers
Taking charge ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Shows teens taking initiative to overcome the fears and vulnerabilities of growing up in an increasingly violent and rapidly changing society. Through role-playing, theatre groups, peer discussion groups and anti-violence collectives these young activists have "taken charge", educating themselves and their peers towards a deeper understanding of the effects of violence rooted in sexism, racism and homophobia
 
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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 (133)
French (2)
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