Join us on National Canadian Film Day with a short film programme ideal for grades K-8. With seven-day access to the films, beginning on April 18th, you can celebrate all week long.
To make the day even more special, use our online party kit with activities, games, colouring book pages and more. Plus, you’ll also get access to all our lesson plans, including a brand new one for Earth Day!
Celebrating Indigenous Stories
This year, the theme of National Canadian Film Day is Celebrating Indigenous Stories, and we’ve prepared a programme of Indigenous-made short films appropriate for every grade level!
Featuring beautiful animation and storytelling, these films will excite and inspire your classroom while prompting essential discussions with your students.
Featuring the Indigenous-made films:
- Aboriginality (5 min)
- Grandfather on the Prairies (3 min)
- The Orphan and the Polar Bear (9 min)
- Maq and the Spirit of the Woods (8 min)
- Zaasaakwe (5 min)
Celebrate Earth Day on National Canadian Film Day
Celebrate Earth Day with our fantastic selection of short films and a complimentary lesson plan, ideal for grades 2-5, that will inform and encourage young learners to care for our planet!
How do scientists and everyday Canadians use observation to help better understand their environment? How can we promote environmental sustainability? You’ll dive into these questions and more after watching these Canadian short films: