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Canadian Film Encyclopedia

If you...
study, teach, watch, read, make, gossip about, buy, program or review films,
you'll love the Canadian Film Encyclopedia.

The Canadian Film Encyclopedia, the CFE, is an online reference project from the Film Reference Library, a leading educator and research and information resource for Canadian film. Publishing online, we've been able to bring you the first two phases of the casinofreespins.ca CFE, while we continue developing and expanding the CFEs content and interactive elements for future phases.

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Whats in it?

Currently, the CFE includes over 750 film title, biographical and subject entries, covering some of Canadas foremost historical and modern films and filmmakers. The film title entries include plot summaries, commentary and credits, and the biographical entries have a comprehensive list of film and video works indicating the persons key creative roles. Please note that not all the films that have entries are available for viewing in the Film Reference Library.  For a list of Canadian video/DVD reference copies in our collection please click here

The CFE also includes original writing from Canadian film critics, professionals, academics and theorists. You can read the authors bios and sort by author name to read all contributions by a particular writer.

Some of the other key features youll discover are the Canadian film Bibliography section, a useful list of print and electronic resources specially selected by the FRL staff, and the Image Credits, where youll find valuable descriptive and source information matched with thumbnails of images from the CFE and FRL web pages.

CFE Credit

Any use of CFE information must include the following credit:

The Canadian Film Encyclopedia, a publication of The Film Reference Library/a division of the Toronto International Film Festival Group


This project was made possible by funding provided through the Heritage Policy Branch of the Department of Canadian Heritage, produced with the assistance of the AV Preservation Trust.

ISSN 1713-6083

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