Posts Tagged ‘Indigenous filmmakers’

Jay Cardinal Villeneuve Tackles Unholy History

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Jay Cardinal Villeneuve got the idea while working with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The Cree/Métis filmmaker had been hired by the Commission to record testimony from adult survivors of Canada’s residential schools system and among those who came forward to tell their stories was Lena Wandering Spirit.

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NFB Commits to Indigenous Equity with New Three-Year Plan

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In working towards reconciliation, we are launching a 3-year plan to redefine our relationship with the Indigenous creators and partners we work with and the communities and audiences we serve.

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Sixties Scoop: The Restorative Power of Documentary

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A collaboration between Saskatoon journalist Betty Ann Adam and director Tasha Hubbard, both Scoop survivors, Birth of a Family chronicles an extraordinary gathering in Banff, where Betty Ann and her three siblings come together for the first time as a family unit.

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Fixing the Gaze: New Indigenous Work at the NFB

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Take a first look at the many Indigenous-directed projects currently in development, production or release in the NFB’s English Program.

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Isabella Weetaluktuk Shines Light on NFB ARCHIVES

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It’s little more than a fragment, a few seconds of footage shot in the Canadian Arctic over 50 years ago, but it’s pure visual gold. Four Inuit kids, oblivious to the camera, are absorbed in play. Their game involves a homemade spinning top, ingeniously crafted from ice and sinew. A husky puppy observes with interest.

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imagineNATIVE 2012: Call for Submissions

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Are you an Indigenous artist involved in film, video, radio or new media? If so, here’s your chance to get your work seen in an international festival. Until June 1, the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival is calling for submissions for its 2012 edition, and your piece could be part of it. Each year,

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imagineNATIVE 2011: Call for Submissions

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imagineNATIVE is an “international Festival that celebrates the latest works by Indigenous peoples at the forefront of innovation in film, video, radio and new media”. This year marks its 12th edition. From October 19-23, 2011 in Toronto, Canada, the Festival will present a selection of distinctive Indigenous works from Canada and around the globe –

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