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NFB Film Club

NFB Film Club Libraries across Canada take part in this free program in which the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) distributes bold and distinctive social issue documentaries, auteur animation, alternative drama and innovative digital content that provide the world with a unique Canadian perspective. The NFB Film Club is a FREE initiative specifically created for all Public Libraries across the country.

  • NFB Film Club @ the Antigonish Library For more information please contact the library at 902 863-4276.

    All are welcome to join us for screenings of a National Film Board of Canada documentary film. Bring snacks (peanut-free please), all are welcome!

    • No films currently scheduled
  • NFB Film Club @ the Pictou Library For more information please contact the library at 902 485-5021.

    All are welcome to join us for screenings of National Film Board of Canada documentary films. Bring snacks (peanut-free please), all are welcome!

    • No films currently scheduled
  • NFB Film Club @ the River John Library For more information please contact the library at 902 351-2599.

    All are welcome to join us for screenings of a National Film Board of Canada documentary film. Bring snacks (peanut-free please), all are welcome!

    Kwa'nu'te': Micmac and Maliseet Artists (1991 | 41 min) - Thursday September 27, 6:15pm
    Catherine Anne Martin & Kimberlee McTaggart

    This film profiles a number of Mi’kmaq and Maliseet artists from Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, showing their similarities and differences, samples of their work and the sources of their inspiration. It offers a remarkable look at Indigenous art and spirituality in Atlantic Canada. https://www.nfb.ca/film/kwanute_micmac_and_maliseet_artists/

    The Spirit of Annie Mae (2002 | 1 h 13 min) - Thursday October 25, 6:15pm
    Catherine Anne Martin

    In 1975, Annie Mae Pictou Aquash, a 30-year-old Nova Scotia born-Mi'kmaq, was shot dead, execution style, on a desolate road in South Dakota. Nearly three decades later the crime remains a mystery. Aquash was highly placed in the American Indian Movement (AIM), a radical First Nations organization that took up arms in the 1970s to fight for the rights of their people.

    The Spirit of Annie Mae is the story of Aquash's remarkable life and her brutal murder. It is a moving tribute from the women who were closest to her: the two daughters who fled with their mother when she hid from the FBI; the young women she inspired to embrace Native culture; and the other activists, including Buffy Sainte-Marie and investigative journalist Minnie Two Shoes, who stood in solidarity with her. All are still trying to understand why she met such a violent death. Follow them on their journey as they celebrate the life of a woman who inspired a generation of Indigenous people. https://www.nfb.ca/film/spirit_of_annie_mae/

    Finding Farley (2009 | 1 h 2 min) - Thursday November 29, 6:15pm
    Leanne Allison

    In this feature documentary, husband-and-wife team Karsten Heuer and Leanne Allison (Being Caribou), along with their 2-year-old son and dog, retrace the literary footsteps of Canadian writer Farley Mowat. They canoe east from Calgary towards the Prairies (the geography of Farley's Born Naked and Owls in the Family) and then traverse the same paths that Mowat took more than 60 years earlier in Never Cry Wolf and People of the Deer. Their epic 5,000 km journey—trekking, sailing, portaging and paddling—ends in the Maritimes, at Mowat's Nova Scotia summer home. https://www.nfb.ca/film/finding_farley/

  • NFB Film Club @ the Westville Library For more information please contact the library at 902 396-5022.

    All are welcome to join us for screenings of a National Film Board of Canada documentary film. Bring snacks (peanut-free please), all are welcome!

    • No films currently scheduled
  • NFB Film Club @ the New Glasgow Library For more information please contact the library at 902 752-8233.

    All are welcome to join us for screenings of National Film Board of Canada documentary films. Bring snacks (peanut-free please), all are welcome!

    • No films currently scheduled