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NFB Christmas Films

Rated General ~ Runs 80 minutes

Dir.: Various, Canada


Presented by The Charlottetown Christmas Festival.

All seats $5, tickets at the door.



A selection of the best of the National Film Board’s Christmas films!

Christmas Cracker (Jeff Hale/Norman McLaren/Grant Munro/Gerald Potterton, 1963, 9 min) This Oscar-nominated short animation consists of three segments that take a playful look at Christmas.

An Old Box (Paul Driessen, 1975, 9 min) A homeless man rescues a magical box from the garbage, and it takes him on a fantastic journey.

The Great Toy Robbery (Jeff Hale, 1963, 6 min) A spoof of the Wild West starring the world's most-wanted good guy: Santa Claus.

The Story of Christmas (Evelyn Lambart, 1973, 8 min) This short animation tells the familiar story of Christmas in an innovative and colourful way, akin to a joyful medieval manuscript.

It’s Snow (Gayle Thomas,1974, 5 min) Colour cut-out animation inspired by the shape of snowflakes. Made without words, this is a joyous film to please the fancy and captivate eye and ear.

Lights For Gita (Michel Vo, 2001, 7 min) This animated short is the story of Gita, an 8-year-old girl who can't wait to celebrate Divali - the Hindu festival of lights - in her new home in Canada.

Snow Cat (Sheldon Cohen, 1998, 23 min) A grandmother tells her young grandchild the moving tale of a lonely girl and an unforgettable magical cat in this animated short narrated by Oscar, Emmy and Tony award winner Maureen Stapleton.

The Sweater (Sheldon Cohen, 1980,10 min) A Canadian classic, based on the book The Hockey Sweater by Roch Carrier.



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December 8