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National Film Board of Canada Studio D.

Overview
Works: 127 works in 368 publications in 2 languages and 3,168 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Internet videos  Educational films  Interviews  Biography  Short films  Filmed lectures  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: BL473.5, 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 ( visu )
17 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 378 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
Goddess Remembered ( visu )
18 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 285 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 )
14 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 196 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 181 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 142 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 )
14 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 133 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
If you love this planet by Helen Caldicott( visu )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 112 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 91 libraries worldwide
A documentary that places the personal stories of three battered women in context and asks the question "What would make an ordinary woman kill her husband?"
Wisecracks ( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 90 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 84 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
Women in the shadows ( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 68 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 )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2015 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 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 by Kate Rushin( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
"Exploration of the history, repression and resurgence of the women's spirituality movement"--Container
Making perfect babies ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 50 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
Making babies ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 44 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
Motherland : tales of wonder ( visu )
3 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
Listening for something-- : Adrienne Rich and Dionne Brand in conversation ( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 43 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 36 libraries worldwide
Focuses on five First Nations women in Canada who have achieved success in a variety of careers
 
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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 (155)
French (3)
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