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A Sea Turtle Story

Animated Films from the National Film Board of Canada

A Sea Turtle Story

A moving and exquisite stop-motion animated film that chronicles the life of a sea turtle.

A moving and exquisite stop-motion animated film that chronicles the life of a sea turtle.

Bam

A modern animated adaptation of the myth of Hercules: where does rage come from? Psychological? Environmental? Or something altogether more primordial?

A modern animated adaptation of the myth of Hercules: where does rage come from? Psychological? Environmental? Or something altogether more primordial?

Blood Manifesto

A disturbing personal meditation on the shedding blood for one's ideals.

A disturbing personal meditation on the shedding blood for one's ideals.

Carface (Autos Portraits)

A biting animated satire of our Big Oil-based civilization.

A biting animated satire of our Big Oil-based civilization.

CMYK

An unrestrained animated riot of color and energy built on a multitude of CMYK symbols, the codes used in four-color process printing.

An unrestrained animated riot of color and energy built on a multitude of CMYK symbols, the codes used in four-color process printing.

Coda

Using advanced digital technologies, this short animation offers a new vision of dance in cinema.

Using advanced digital technologies, this short animation offers a new vision of dance in cinema.

Divine Fate

A mythical universe's existence is threatened by the arrival of unthinking and uncaring visitors.

A mythical universe's existence is threatened by the arrival of unthinking and uncaring visitors.

Drux Flux

Inspired by Herbert Marcuse's One-Dimensional Man, a fast-paced animation of images critiquing industrialization.

Inspired by Herbert Marcuse's One-Dimensional Man, a fast-paced animation of images critiquing industrialization.

Gloria Victoria

Recycling elements of surrealism and cubism, this animated short focuses on the relationship between art and war.

Recycling elements of surrealism and cubism, this animated short focuses on the relationship between art and war.

Hedgehog's Home

Hedgehog's unwavering devotion to his home annoys a quartet of insatiable beasts.

Hedgehog's unwavering devotion to his home annoys a quartet of insatiable beasts.

Hollow Land

A story about the eternal human search for a place to call home.

A story about the eternal human search for a place to call home.

I Am Here

A contemplative and open-ended exploration of existence itself.

A contemplative and open-ended exploration of existence itself.

I Don't Feel Anything Anymore

Two lovers live in a crane basket high in the sky, where they go about their daily business. But the world below needs them...

Two lovers live in a crane basket high in the sky, where they go about their daily business. But the world below needs them...

I Like Girls

Animated stories of first love.

Animated stories of first love.

Impromptu

The redemptive power of food, wine, music and love.

The redemptive power of food, wine, music and love.

Jutra

An ingenious animated documentary about Claude Jutra, the director of Mon Oncle Antoine.

An ingenious animated documentary about Claude Jutra, the director of Mon Oncle Antoine.

Mary & Myself

Honors the thousands of girls and women from Korea, China, Japan and the Philippines who were forced into sexual slavery as "comfort women" by the Japanese army during World War II.

Honors the thousands of girls and women from Korea, China, Japan and the Philippines who were forced into sexual slavery as "comfort women" by the Japanese army during World War II.

Muybridge's Strings

An animated meditation on the theme of time, contrasting the worlds of 19th century photographer Eadweard Muybridge and a mother who, watching her daughter grow up, realizes she is slipping away from her.

An animated meditation on the theme of time, contrasting the worlds of 19th century photographer Eadweard Muybridge and a mother who, watching her daughter grow up, realizes she is slipping away from her.

My Little Underground

A sombre, haunting autobiographical story that follows a young girl's bus ride home in winter.

A sombre, haunting autobiographical story that follows a young girl's bus ride home in winter.

Mystery of the Secret Room

A spellbinding voyage between the real and the imaginary by 10-year-old Grace, who uses her creative superpowers to navigate the emotional landscape of her mother's depression.

A spellbinding voyage between the real and the imaginary by 10-year-old Grace, who uses her creative superpowers to navigate the emotional landscape of her mother's depression.

Nadine

A shy adolescent with an overflowing imagination meets the most beautiful girl in the world...

A shy adolescent with an overflowing imagination meets the most beautiful girl in the world...

No Fish Where to Go

A friendship unites two little girls from opposing clans in a village where tensions are mounting.

A friendship unites two little girls from opposing clans in a village where tensions are mounting.

Oscar

A touching portrait combining animated sequences and archival footage of virtuoso pianist Oscar Peterson.

A touching portrait combining animated sequences and archival footage of virtuoso pianist Oscar Peterson.

Pilots on the Way Home

A satirical meditation on male-female relations, told via three airplane pilots, inexplicably find themselves stranded in the middle of a desert.

A satirical meditation on male-female relations, told via three airplane pilots, inexplicably find themselves stranded in the middle of a desert.

Reflection

An exploration of the urban environment through rsurfaces, eflections, color, and light.

An exploration of the urban environment through rsurfaces, eflections, color, and light.

Shyness

Frankenstein is shy, and the good doctor and his not so good assistant try to help him out.

Frankenstein is shy, and the good doctor and his not so good assistant try to help him out.

Subconscious Password

A mind-bending riff on the social gaffe of forgetting what's-his-name's name.

A mind-bending riff on the social gaffe of forgetting what's-his-name's name.

The Basketball Game

Fuses animation, documentary and personal memoir in a poignant and humorous tale of hope and tolerance in the face of fear and stereotypes.

Fuses animation, documentary and personal memoir in a poignant and humorous tale of hope and tolerance in the face of fear and stereotypes.

The Clockmakers

An experimental animated trip into a mysterious clockwork world.

An experimental animated trip into a mysterious clockwork world.

The End of Pinky

An animated tour-de-force of the original short story of the same name by award-winning writer Heather O'Neill (who also narrates).

An animated tour-de-force of the original short story of the same name by award-winning writer Heather O'Neill (who also narrates).

The Mountain of SGaana

A magical tale of a young man who is stolen away to the spirit world, and the young woman who rescues him.

A magical tale of a young man who is stolen away to the spirit world, and the young woman who rescues him.

The Weatherman and the Shadowboxer

An animated tale of two brothers who share the scars, though not the memories, of an untold history that has driven them to existential extremes.

An animated tale of two brothers who share the scars, though not the memories, of an untold history that has driven them to existential extremes.

Threads

An animated exploration of the beauty and complexity of parental love.

An animated exploration of the beauty and complexity of parental love.