There’s much more than the Log Driver’s Waltz but sure, you can start there! The National Film Board of Canada (“NFB“) has over 4,000 films available for free online, offering a vast selection of short and feature-length films, whether you’re looking for animation, documentary or fiction.
NFB Has Over 4,000 Free Films Online
- Cartoons For Kids
- Made in Canada
- Playlists (like the True North Series)
- Education (with mini-lessons and study guides)
- The 10 Most-Viewed Films of 2019
- and more!
- The Great List of Everything, an animated webseries by comic book artists Cathon and Iris Boudreau, as well as Francis Papillon
- Ramaillages (Gatherings), a documentary series by Moïse Marcoux-Chabot
- Stories Are in Our Bones, a documentary short by Janine Windolph
- Lucien’s Happiness, a documentary short by Nathalie Hébert
- The Artisans, a documentary feature by Daniel Léger
The NFB is also taking part in the International Festival of Films on Art online film festival. Three NFB productions will be featured beginning Wednesday, March 18, until midnight on Sunday, March 29, 2020.
Update: April 2020 Releases
Three feature-length documentaries—First Stripes by Jean-François Caissy, 24 Davids by Céline Baril, and True North: Inside the Rise of Toronto Basketball by Ryan Sidhoo—will be added to the already extensive catalogue of over 4,000 titles, not to mention our collection of some 100 innovative works produced by the NFB’s Digital Studios over the past 10 years, most of which is available free online.
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