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The National Film Board of Canada Launches Three New Web Sites [Editorial Sponsorship] [Www.Nfb.Ca/ww1 ] [Www.Nfb.Ca/coclens ]

Magazine article Teach

The National Film Board of Canada Launches Three New Web Sites [Editorial Sponsorship] [Www.Nfb.Ca/ww1 ] [Www.Nfb.Ca/coclens ]

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EDITORIAL SPONSORSHIP

Images of a Forgotten War/Images d'une guerre oubliée

www.nfb.ca/wwl

The National Film Board of Canada's (NFB) unique Web site on World War I, Images of a Forgotten War, is an indispensable tool for teachers, researchers, students and anyone interested in this important part of Canadian history.

The site allows public access to Canadian Expeditionary Force footage documenting Canada's participation in WWI, including films showing Canadian recruitment, training, parading and embarkation scenes, as well as Canadian troops in battle, aviation, the war effort in Canada, activities of Canadian corps and troop activities behind the lines. Also available are films from the postwar period showing, for example, the soldiers' return to Canada.

Essays written by Canadian WWI experts help users understand the films. Photos, posters, diaries, letters, poems, maps and plans, articles, links to Web sites, bibliographical resources and biographies round out this material. Educational resources are also provided, helping teachers make immediate use of the site content.

Documentary Lens/Objectif Documentaire

www.nfb.ca/doclens

The NFB educational Web site, Documentary Lens/Objectif Documentaire, consists of a bilingual library of 86 films and includes audiovisual learning projects for high school and upper elementary students and teachers. Students are introduced to the art of the documentary with digitized elements from the NFB collection. …

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