You're Invited: Films of Inuit Stories Jan.25-26 + Mediatheque's Family Day Fun Feb.18-20

You're Invited: Films of Inuit Stories Jan.25-26 + Mediatheque's Family Day Fun Feb.18-20

NFB Mediatheque in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, invites you to the following FREE events for your enjoyment:


2011 | 40 min | In Inuktitut, with English subtitles

January 25 at 4 PM and 5 PM


January 26 at 7 PM


“The Inuit have a long and vibrant tradition of passing tales and legends down from one generation to the next using visual arts and storytelling. Discover a powerful portrait of the Inuit experience, past and present, in these animated shorts and documentaries.”

January 25 at 4 PM and 5 PM

January 26 at 7 PM

A Q&A (Questions & Answers) will follow the screening.

Programmed in partnership with the Museum of Inuit Art.

This series of films is a National Film Board of Canada initiative in collaboration with the Inuit Relations Secretariat of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, the Government of Nunavut, Department of Education, and the support of Inuit organizations.


February 18 – 20, 2012


Hands-On Animation Workshops: Starting at 10 AM, 12:30 PM and 3 PM
Call 416-973-3012 to Register


Drop-In Pixilation Activities: No Registration Required


Screening of Family Friendly Films

Hands-On Animation Workshops

Here is an amazing animated film showcasing the participants’ creative works in a NFB Mediatheque’s animation workshop (to view the film just click on the scene below and wait about three seconds):

“Take part in our hands-on animation workshops at our biggest Family Day program ever! We’ll be offering three a day, starting at 10 AM, 12:30 PM and 3 PM. Call 416-973-3012 to register.”

  • Saturday February 18: Scientific Fun-omena!
    • The NFB-produced series Science, Please! features amusing, one-minute vignettes to explain scientific phenomena
    • The dynamic workshop of the same name teaches the basics of science through games and humour
    • 3D clay animation
  • Sunday February 19: Just Zoo It!
    • Create your own four-legged friend, creature of the jungle, or your own imaginary beast!
    • 3D clay animation
  • Monday, February 20: Animate the Edgewalk!
    • A little nervous about walking around the outside of the CN Tower?
    • Try creating the experience with us with animation — safely at ground-level!
    • 3D clay animation

Two Drop-In Pixilation Activities: no registration required!

  • Road Trip
    • Get behind the wheel and go for a spin!
    • There’s no need for seatbelts on this animated journey.
  • Family Portrait
    • Your movements in front of the camera create a one-of-a-kind portrait that you won’t get in department stores!

FREE Films Screening

Family friendly films will be screening in NFB Mediatheque’s cinema all weekend long!

Location for the Above Events:

NFB Mediatheque
150 John Street (at Richmond Street West)
Toronto, Ontario, M5V 3C3



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