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Streaming online on NFB.ca, Facebook and YouTube. Award-winning NFB animated short. I Like Girls by “Obom” available online free of charge starting Valentine’s Day.


February 14th, 2018 – Vancouver – National Film Board of Canada (NFB)

Beginning February 14, Valentine’s Day, the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is bringing out the love with the award-winning film I Like Girls streaming free of charge on NFB.ca, Facebook and YouTube.

Written and directed by Montreal cartoonist and animator Diane Obomsawin, a.k.a. Obom, based on her graphic novel of the same name, the film uses endearing anthropomorphic figures to tell real-life stories of first love.

An incredible animated short about one-sided infatuation, mutual attraction, erotic moments, and fumbling attempts at sexual expression, I Like Girls has been selected by 41 film festivals to date.

It’s also won eight awards so far, including the Nelvana Grand Prize for Independent Short Animation at the Ottawa International Animation Festival and Best LGBT Short at the New York City Short Film Festival.

I Like Girls was produced by Marc Bertrand, with Julie Roy as executive producer for the NFB’s French Animation Studio.


Electronic Press Kit | Images, trailers, synopsis : I Like Girls

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