DAF selection from National Film Board Canada (NFB)
We offer a selection of the most interesting Canadian documentaries from the database of the National Film Board. Until the end of the week, you have the opportunity to watch poetic, experimental and animated documentary films made in Canada...
Watch the films from May 13 to 19 FOR FREE.
Films for the event
Peggy Baker: Four Phrases (Orig.) / 2009 / Canada / 5 min
Built around an intimate interview with the acclaimed Canadian dancer and choreographer, Peggy Baker Four Phrases is an artful animation and documentary hybrid that travels through a variety of techniques to celebrate Baker's work and legacy.
21-87 (Orig.) / 1964 / Canada / 9 min
This short film from Arthur Lipsett is an abstract succession of unrelated views of the passing crowd. A commentary on a machine-dominated society, it is often cited as an influence on George Lucas's Star Wars and his conceptualization of "The Force."
Les voitures d'eau (Orig.) / 1968 / Canada / 110 min
The third feature film by Pierre Perrault that takes place on Isle-aux-Coudres entitled Les Voitures d’eau focuses on people who, in the times of steel ships, international competition and monopoles, sail on wooden schooners.