Thousands of Free Films Onsite and Online For Your Entertainment from Tuesdays to Sundays Every Week!
If you live in Montreal, Quebec or Toronto, Ontario, you can watch all 10,000 films at Montreal CineRobotheque, or over 5,500 films at Toronto Mediatheque, respectively, for FREE thanks to The National Film Board of Canada. Also, if you are travelling or living anywhere else in the world and you have access to the internet, about 1,000 English films and 750 French films are available for you to watch for FREE online everyday at nfb.ca.
The National Film Board is Canada’s Public Film Board Producer and Distributor of “social issue documentaries, auteur animation, alternative drama and innovative digital content that provide the world with a unique Canadian perspective. Since the National Film Board’s founding in 1939, it has created over 13,000 productions and won over 5,000 awards, including 12 Oscars and more than 90 Genies.”
At both Montreal CineRobotheque and Toronto Mediatheque, you can watch groundbreaking films from the National Film Board and around the world for free from May 1st, 2010, onwards in the comfortable National Film Board’s Digital Viewing Stations. In both Toronto and Montreal these Digital Viewing Stations make more than 5,500 films available ON DEMAND for FREE!
To make your free film experience enjoyable in Toronto, National Film Board Mediatheque’s cinematic features include:
- custom screening on National Film Board’s Digital Viewing Stations with touch screen monitors and multiple search options
- hard-hitting documentaries such as the acclaimed documentary Tiger Spirit
- innovative animations
- short films that are long on impact
- archival footage
- cinema classics such as The Log Driver’s Waltz and The Sweater
- recent Oscar winners such as The Danish Poet and Ryan,
- award winners of every genre
- new film releases include Passchendaele (114 min) and Night Mayor (10 min)
- provocative discussions and master classes
- hands-on animation workshops for families and children
- week-long summer animation camps in English or in French for children from ages 8 to 14
- a store with National Film Board films to buy or rent
Opening Hours of National Film Board Mediatheque:
Monday CLOSED (as of September 1, 2009)
Tuesday, Wednesday 12 pm – 7 pm
Thursday – Saturday 12 pm – 10 pm
Sunday 12 pm – 5 pm
National Film Board Mediatheque
150 John Street
Toronto, Ontario, M5V 3C3
Opening Hours of Montreal CineRobotheque:
Tuesday to Sunday
Noon to 9 pm
1564 St. Denis Street
Montreal, Quebec, H2X 3K2
There’s always something new to watch and enjoy!