By Thomas Waugh,Michael Brendan Baker,Ezra Winton

Pioneering participatory, social change-oriented media, this system had a countrywide and foreign effect on documentary film-making, but this is often the 1st finished background and research of its paintings. The volume’s participants learn dozens of flicks produced through this system, their topics, aesthetics, and politics, and assessment their legacy and the program’s position in Canadian, Québécois, and international cinema. An informative and nuanced examine a cinematic flow, problem for swap reemphasizes not only the significance of the NFB and its courses but in addition the position documentaries can play in enhancing the world.

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