The NFB at RIDM 2023. Four films selected, including the world premiere of Romane Garant Chartrand’s Après-coups.

The 26th edition of the Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) will feature four NFB productions and co-productions. The films—one of which is having its world premiere at the festival, while the other three are making their Quebec premieres—tackle Canadian issues that echo major global concerns, such as violence against women, the intergenerational effects of residential schools on Indigenous Peoples, and the human rights of elderly people. Two of Alanis Obomsawin’s debut films will also screen at a special event at RIDM, which runs from November 15 to 26, 2023.

Inspired by the popular song “Complainte pour Ste-Catherine” by Kate and Anna McGarrigle. Janet Perlman’s animated short The Girl with the Red Beret (NFB) to screen at FICFA 2023.

The NFB is back at the Festival international du cinéma francophone en Acadie (FICFA), which takes place from November 16–24, 2023, in Moncton, with Janet Perlman’s animated short La fille au béret rouge (The Girl with the Red Beret): an ode to Montreal with plenty of humour and good cheer, set to Kate and Anna McGarrigle’s timeless hit, “Complainte pour Ste-Catherine.”

World premiere at the 2023 International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. Claire Sanford and Josephine Anderson’s NFB-produced VR experience Texada asks, how big is time? BC immersive production explores our place in the universe.

Our everyday lives, hopes and dreams are juxtaposed against the tectonic shifts of the planet in Claire Sanford and Josephine Anderson’s powerful National Film Board of Canada (NFB) immersive experience Texada, making its world premiere in the DocLab Competition for Immersive Non-Fiction at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA DocLab), taking place November 8 to 19.

Award-winning stories by NFB filmmakers coming to Toronto in November. Reelworld Film Festival presents Thao Lam and Kjell Boersma’s Boat People and Marie Clements’ Lay Down Your Heart.

The 2023 Reelworld Film Festival in Toronto (November 1 to 7) will showcase powerful and intimate stories from National Film Board of Canada (NFB) creators, with premieres of Thao Lam and Kjell Boersma’s animated short documentary Boat People and the feature documentary Lay Down Your Heart, directed by Marie Clements and written by Clements and Niall McNeil.