National Film Board of Canada's Twitter Profile Analysis @thenfb on Twitter

Following information is based on analysis of 200 tweets, from 03/02/2021 to 28/02/2021.

National Film Board of Canada


The National Film Board of Canada specializes in documentary and animated films. French/Franรงais โ†’ @onf

37,078 tweets
14,300 favourites
8 tweets per day
2008 since
1,910 following
2,635 listed
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National Film Board of Canada
๐ŸŽˆ Happy 65th birthday to filmmaker #GuyMaddin! Revisit his mini-masterpiece ๐™‰๐™ž๐™œ๐™๐™ฉ ๐™ˆ๐™–๐™ฎ๐™ค๐™ง (2009), a bewitching short about an inventor who harnesses the power of the aurora borealis to broadcast images of Canada from coast to coast โ†’ #NFB ๐Ÿ’ซ
28 Feb, 2021 - 02:00 PM UTC
National Film Board of Canada
๐Ÿ“Œ SAVE THE DATE How should we view Canadaโ€™s forests? Join us on March 11 @ 7 pm ET for a live discussion w/ award-winning director Kevin McMahon, @DrSuzanneSimard (Dept of Ecology, UBC) & Dr. @mikeflannigan (Dept of Renewable Resources, U of A) โ†’
27 Feb, 2021 - 10:57 PM UTC
National Film Board of Canada
Josiane Blanc's (@josianefilms) short documentary TALES OF ORDINARY FATPHOBIA weighs-in on weight stigma and its troubling effects on youth. โ–ถ๏ธ Watch now โ†’
27 Feb, 2021 - 09:30 PM UTC
National Film Board of Canada
Who's starting their seedlings this year? ๐ŸŒฑ MY URBAN GARDEN provides tips and tricks on how to grow vegetables in small, confined spaces or even a balcony! Dive in with this edition of ๐—–๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฟ'๐˜€ ๐—ฃ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ โ†’
27 Feb, 2021 - 06:54 PM UTC
National Film Board of Canada
Watch Martine Chartrand's hand-painted frames reveal the story of how Frank Randolph MacPherson, a Jamaican chemical engineer and inveterate jazz fan, inspired a young Fรฉlix Leclerc in the 1930s. โ–ถ๏ธ Stream MACPHERSON for free here โ†’
27 Feb, 2021 - 02:00 PM UTC
National Film Board of Canada
February and beyond! โœŒ๐Ÿฟ Head to to learn more about the rich history of Canada's Black communities with our free collection of films by distinguished Black filmmakers, creators, and allies โ†’ #NFB #BHM
26 Feb, 2021 - 10:00 PM UTC
National Film Board of Canada
From hair to music, director Cheryl Foggo (@cdfoggo) and musician-songwriter Miranda Martini (@mandsypants) look back at their work together on JOHN WARE RECLAIMED. Read their conversation here โ†’
26 Feb, 2021 - 07:24 PM UTC
National Film Board of Canada
It's #Yukon Heritage Day! #DYK that it coincides with their Sourdough Redezvous, an annual event that dates back to the 1890s? ๐Ÿž Celebrate by reliving the golden age of Dawson City during the height of the Klondike gold rush with CITY OF GOLD โ†’
26 Feb, 2021 - 02:00 PM UTC
National Film Board of Canada
At 14, Martha and her family were torn from their village in Czechoslovakia and shipped to Auschwitz. Now 90, she candidly shares her story in this heartwarming interview by her grandson that captures her unrelenting drive & joie de vivre. โ–ถ๏ธ Watch now โ†’
25 Feb, 2021 - 10:45 PM UTC
National Film Board of Canada
๐Ÿšž Selwyn Jacob's THE ROAD TAKEN traces the fascinating history of Canada's Black sleeping-car porters, revealing how racial discrimination & working conditions prevented them from being promoted until Lee Williams took his fight to the union โ†’ #NFB #BHM
25 Feb, 2021 - 04:00 PM UTC
National Film Board of Canada
5 years ago, Canadian filmmaker Colin Low passed away. Today, we remember his legacy through his work on the Challenge for Change program's Newfoundland Project, a series of films that continue to resonate & inspire. ๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธ Watch BILLY CRANE MOVES AWAY โ†’
24 Feb, 2021 - 10:00 PM UTC
National Film Board of Canada
โช In honour of last year's #BlackHistoryMonth, director Charles Officer looked back at his acclaimed documentary ๐™๐™ฃ๐™–๐™ง๐™ข๐™š๐™™ ๐™‘๐™š๐™ง๐™จ๐™š๐™จ and met up with Francine Valentine. Revisit their conversation here. โคต๏ธ
24 Feb, 2021 - 06:00 PM UTC
National Film Board of Canada
๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ’‰ @CartoonNorth uncovers David Barlow-Krelina's (@bkdavid) sardonic short CATERPILLARPLASTY and its recent collaboration with @moistonline. More here โ†’
24 Feb, 2021 - 04:20 PM UTC
National Film Board of Canada
๐Ÿ•ฏ๏ธWe're sad to learn of the passing of Derek Mazur, former Executive producer of the #NFB's Prairie Centre from 2002-2011, and extend our deepest condolences to his loved ones. Join us in remembering his legacy with Cordell Barker's RUNAWAY โ†’
24 Feb, 2021 - 03:25 PM UTC
National Film Board of Canada
๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿฟโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿฝ The #NFB is committed to making lasting change and ensuring it is an egalitarian, open and diverse organization. That is why we're proud to release our new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan. โ„น๏ธ Learn more โ†’
24 Feb, 2021 - 02:01 PM UTC

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Primitive Entertainment
We also invite you to a LIVE Q&A on @thenfb's YouTube Channel on March 11 at 7pm (EST). Join us for a discussion with BOREALIS director Kevin McMahon, Dr Suzanne Simard (Dept of Ecology, UBC) and Dr Mike Flannigan (Dept of Renewable Resources, U of A). Moderated by Aisha Jamal.
26 Feb, 2021 - 08:44 PM UTC
University of Alberta
History demands perspective, and from the lens of his camera, award winning documentarian Selwyn Jacob has preserved and brought to light Canadaโ€™s Black histories. #UAlberta #BlackHistoryMonth
25 Feb, 2021 - 04:01 PM UTC
Language Portal of Canada
This February, visit @thenfb's website to watch #films by Black filmmakers and allies of the #BlackCommunity. Enjoy them during your lunch break! #BlackHistoryMonth #BHM2021 @RVFrancophonie
25 Feb, 2021 - 01:10 PM UTC
ULethbridge Library
John Ware (c.1845โ€“1905) was born into slavery, journeyed north, and was a legendary horseman and rancher. @cdfoggo's โ€œJohn Ware Reclaimedโ€ explores his life, legacy, and Black history in Alberta. #BlackHistoryMonth #BHM @thenfb #ULethbridge #ULeth
24 Feb, 2021 - 05:30 PM UTC
Heritage Park
Interested in learning about Albertaโ€™s legendary cowboy, John Ware? You can stream the locally-produced documentary "John Ware Reclaimed" for free! #BlackHistoryMonth #heritageparkyyc #abhistory
24 Feb, 2021 - 03:12 AM UTC
St. Albert Library
Last chance to party with us for #BlackHistoryMonth! This Friday, join The Zion Series founder & host Celine Caruso Dixon for the screening of Show Girls. To register visit: #StAlbert @thenfb @AfricanStAlbert
23 Feb, 2021 - 09:30 PM UTC
Vancouver Film Fest
We're excited to host our #BlackHistoryMonth @Vancity Impact Talk featuring an inspiring panel of Canadian filmmakers who are using screen expression for social change on @TELUS Optik TVยฎ this week! Stream until March 1 on channel 345. #StayConnected.
23 Feb, 2021 - 06:15 PM UTC
Long Live Animation!: The art form is alive and kicking.
22 Feb, 2021 - 07:58 PM UTC
Hollywood North Film Awards
.@thenfb is streaming remarkable films by Black creators and allies that tell stories of the bravery, perseverance, and above all, life of Black communities in ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ. A must-watch this #BlackHistoryMonth and free to stream:
21 Feb, 2021 - 08:11 PM UTC
David Oppenheim
Thank you to the jury at Beyond the Frame Festival for this award! Such an honour for @thenfb to win the VR Story Award at Japan's inaugural VR festival. #TheBookofDistance @RandallOkita
21 Feb, 2021 - 10:44 AM UTC
Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF)
โ€œ[Iโ€™m] searching for a way to make this history widely available to everyone and especially to the young Black people who really need itโ€ A great article from our friends @AvenueMagazine on #CIFF2020 film, JOHN WARE RECLAIMED! Now streaming on @thenfb
20 Feb, 2021 - 07:01 PM UTC
Rise Up Feminist Digital Archive
.@thenfb doc Sisters in the Struggle (@BrandDionne & Ginny Stikeman, 1991) features Black women activists sharing experiences of community, labour and feminist organizing. More on Dionne Brand's work w/ the Black Women's Collective
20 Feb, 2021 - 06:03 PM UTC
Documentary Organization of Canada
The #documentary 'Speak It! From the Heart of Black Nova Scotia', follows a group of Black students in a Halifax high school, and their experiences with racism within it. Watch it on @thenfb now >>
20 Feb, 2021 - 02:16 PM UTC
Paul Nazareth
Seriously, Zita Cobb. Never stop getting after it. And ๐ŸŽฉ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿพ to you @thenfb ! Via @globeandmail
20 Feb, 2021 - 02:51 AM UTC
Shaw Rocket Fund ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
๐Ÿš€#SRFShowcase Feature: @Lapasteque ๐Ÿ’กLa liste des choses qui existent was broadcast on the @thenfb website & @telequebec's SQUAT in March 2020. S2 is set to go live in March 2022 ๐Ÿ›ฐ๏ธThe Space Factor is in development w/ @_URBANIA ๐Ÿ‘‰ Find out more:
19 Feb, 2021 - 09:06 PM UTC