As I made my way to Mont-Royal metro earlier today, you could imagine the surprise and delight that came over me as I walked into a real life re-creation of the yard from Norman McLaren’s “Neighbours” with the video (above) playing in the house windows. If you’ve never seen this video, give ‘er a look. It actually brings us back to a time when the National Film Board was booming and avant-garde in contrast to the rest of the cinematic world. But I digress. So what was this display all about? Read on… (more…)