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Sita Sings the Blues is Free

Nina Paley‘s gorgeous animated epic Sita Sings the Blues has been in distribution limbo for a while now. Because the film uses the jazz songs of Annette Hanshaw on the soundtrack, Paley couldn’t negotiate a theatrical or DVD release of … Continue reading

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NFB Launches New Screening Room

Canada’s world-renowned National Film Board has launched a brand-new screening room section on their website, allowing free access to more than 700 films, clips and trailers. Included at launch are such animated classics as The Cat Came Back and The … Continue reading

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Madame Tutli-Putli’s Brilliant Oscar Campaign

Some brilliant folks over at the National Film Board of Canada have come up with a unique and fun campaign for Oscar-nominated animated short Madame Tutli-Putli. Each visitor to the site can “unlock” a frame of the film each day. … Continue reading

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Aachi and Ssipak (Achi-wa ssipak)

Aachi and Ssipak (Achi-wa ssipak) (Director: Jo Beom-jin): There’s not much point in trying to analyze a film about a dystopic future world where the source of energy is human feces, but I can say that this animated feature from … Continue reading

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World Animation Day at the National Film Board

October 28 is World Animation Day and our National Film Board is hosting Get Animated!, a series of screenings and presentations on the subject across the country. The best part? Everything is FREE! (Our tax dollars at work, yet again!). … Continue reading

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