Thursday, January 22, 2009

NFB Reveals New Site

Canada's National Film Board, or NFB for short, has been producing movies, ranging from animated shorts to documentaries to full-length features, since forever. They gave finally got around to opening a youtube-style website where you can watch all their films. There are over 700 films currently uploaded, with more added daily.

Here are some highlights:

1978 cartoon about death and the afterlife by Ishu Patel

1939 film about unemployment in the Depression

women pilots in WWII by Jane Marsh

Norman McLaren's Le Merle, 1958

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