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NFB Ho Ho Holidays! Watch our playlist of sweet and fun films for the whole family, available free of charge from December 12 to January 8


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December 1, 2016 – Montreal – National Film Board of Canada (NFB)

Whether you’re staying home or visiting friends and relatives over the holidays, you can still spend some quality time with the National Film Board of Canada (NFB). From December 12 to January 8, go to nfb.ca/holidays and watch a specially selected collection of 30 family films for free. You’ll find it all, from animation for children to classics for young people and winter-themed titles.

This special playlist is available free online and through the NFB’s apps for tablets, mobile devices and connected TV. Highlights include:

  • three fiction films from the 1950s featuring the hilarious character Ti-Jean;
  • four touching films from renowned animator Co Hoedeman’s series about Ludovic, the beloved teddy bear;
  • and animation classics like Sheldon Cohen’s The Sweater, based on the Roch Carrier short story.

Happy holidays and enjoy the films!


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    Founded in 1939, the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is a one-of-a-kind producer, co-producer and distributor of distinctive, engaging, relevant and innovative documentary and animated films. As a talent incubator, it is one of the world’s leading creative centres. The NFB has enabled Canadians to tell and hear each other’s stories for over eight decades, and its films are a reliable and accessible educational resource. The NFB is also recognized around the world for its expertise in preservation and conservation, and for its rich and vibrant collection of works, which form a pillar of Canada’s cultural heritage. To date, the NFB has produced more than 14,000 works, 6,500 of which can be streamed free of charge at nfb.ca. The NFB and its productions and co-productions have earned over 7,000 awards, including 11 Oscars and an Honorary Academy Award for overall excellence in cinema.