(Celebrating our unique identity)
Sunday April 30, 2017
7:00pm – 9:00pm
Talking Canadian (2004, 44 minutes, CBC)
This film takes an amusing look at our accent, intonation and vocabulary – how Canadians speak today, and how we will talk in the future.
Helicopter Canada (1966, 40 minutes, NFB)
A narrated tour—from a helicopter—of the ten Canadian provinces in 1966, this film is a big, beautiful and engrossing bird's-eye portrait of the country
Impression of Expo 67 (1967, 8 minutes, NFB)
This short film served as an invitation to the World's Fair that was held in Montreal in 1967. It was largely considered to be the most successful World's Fair of the 20th century with over 50 million visitors.
Momentum (1997, 19 minute, NFB)
A sweeping, moving tribute to Canada's stunning geography and rich cultural heritage, Momentum leaps off your screen--and touches your heart. This film wowed audiences from around the world when it premiered at Seville, the greatest world's fair of the last quarter century.
O Canada (1997, 2 minutes, NFB)
A rousing rendition of our national anthem.