Four Features from the NFB

Canadian films produced in association with the National Film Board of Canada
Composition of four cover images four the four feature films described in this Post.

Thank you once again to the National Film Board of Canada for supporting Canadian filmmakers and making outstanding films like these possible. Here are four of the NFB films DocFest is excited to present in our 2023 lineup!

Take a look at each of the films linked below to browse the trailers, the film details, and synopsis.

Early Bird Passes are still on sale for the 12th annual – 2023 Belleville Downtown DocFest, March 3 – 12

The Colour of Ink

Jason Logan examines a blood sample that will will go into making Prussian Blue. Description: Image from Film – Courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada and Sphinx Productions, 2022

The second documentary feature from Director Brian D. Johnson, one of Canada’s most respected film critics and journalists, explores the magic of ink-making through the adventures of Jason S. Logan, a contemporary alchemist who harvests natural pigments from unlikely landscapes.

Dear Audrey

Poster Image for the film Dear Audrey

Filmmaker Jeremiah Hayes feature documenting the life and inner dynamics of another celebrated filmmaker (Martin Duckworth) is a witness to the profound stage of Martin’s most important work – caring for his wife Audrey after her Alzheimer’s diagnosis, and helping his 45-year old daughter, Jacqueline, who has autism, maintain a relationship with her mom.

To Kill a Tiger

Still image from To Kill A Tiger

A cinematic documentary, To Kill a Tiger follows Ranjit’s uphill battle to find justice for his child, a victim of a violent sexual assualt. With tremendous access, we witness the emotional journey of an ordinary man facing extraordinary circumstances.

Voices Across the Water

Still Image from the film Voices Across The Water

Director Fritz Mueller and writer Teresa Earle’s feature follows two master boat builders as they practise their art and find a way back to balance and healing.

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