NFB Short films, a live presentation

International Museum Day 2020

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

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Event details

Celebrate International Museum Day with thought‐provoking short films on the themes of inequality and empowerment of women and girls.

This live one‐hour presentation will be hosted by Interpretive Program Developer Angeliki Bogiatji.




Online program (Zoom)

This presentation will also be streamed live on our Facebook page.

Watch quality short films, documentaries and animations from the National Film Board of Canada collection, suitable for the whole family. These touching stories by talented filmmakers offer a window to our diverse life experiences and perspectives on inequality and empowerment.

  • The Interview, by Claire Blanchet, 2010
  • To See the World, by Francine Desbiens, 1992
  • The Colour of Beauty, by Elizabeth St. Philip, 2010
  • As I Am, by Nadia Myre, 2010

This annual global event connects museums and communities through the stories they share with each other. In 2020, the theme is diversity and inclusion.

This event is organized in partnership with International Council of Museums (ICOM).

ICOM established International Museum Day in 1977 to increase public awareness about the role of museums in the development of society. 


Register here to view the free Zoom Webinar taking place on May 20, 2020.

As a participant, you will be able to see and hear the presenter, but they will not be able to see and hear you. Webinar participants will be invited to interact anonymously with the presenter by asking questions. Instructions for connecting to the Zoom Webinar will be sent by email after registering.

The Zoom Webinar has a capacity of 100 spots. If you are not able to join us on Zoom, this presentation will also be streamed live on the Canadian Museum for Human Rights Facebook page. You do not need to have a Facebook account to watch the live‐streamed video on the Museum's Facebook page.

Please note that this program is subject to change or cancellation without notice.