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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 a monthly screening of a National Film Board of Canada documentary film. Bring snacks (peanut-free please), all are welcome!

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  • 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!

    • "I Can Make Art... Like Maud Lewis" & "Maud Lewis: A World Without Shadows" - Tuesday, August 7 & Wednesday, August 8 at 10:00am
      Join us for two NFB short films, celebrating the life and works of Nova Scotian artist, Maud Lewis. All are welcome!
      About the films: "I Can Make Art... Like Maud Lewis" - In this short film, a group of Grade 6 students are inspired by Maud Lewis. With the help of artist Kyle Jackson, they create a folk art painting of their own downtown neighbourhood. Informative, touching and filled with the magic of creation, this film shows both the power and simple pleasure of folk art. (2005 | 12 min)
      "Maud Lewis: A World Without Shadows" - Set against a background of her paintings and the Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, landscapes they depict, this short documentary is a portrait of the life and work of one of Canada's foremost primitive painters, Maud Lewis. Emerging from her youth crippled with arthritis, Lewis escaped into her painting at the age of 30. She had never seen a work of art and had never attended an art class but her paintings captured the simple strength, beauty and happiness of the world she saw - a world without shadows. (1976 | 10 min)


  • 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 a monthly screening of a National Film Board of Canada documentary film. Bring snacks (peanut-free please), all are welcome!

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

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

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  • 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!

    • "Last Chance" - Saturday, July 14, 10:00am
      About the film: All welcome to join us for a special screening of the NFB documentary film, "Last Chance" (2012 | 1h24 min) for Pictou County Pride Week!

      This feature documentary tells the stories of 5 asylum seekers who flee their native countries to escape homophobic violence. They face hurdles integrating into Canada, fear deportation and anxiously await a decision that will change their lives forever.
      To view several film clips, please visit: https://www.nfb.ca/film/last-chance/