The long and troubled history of the North American bison is recounted in the National Film Board film The Great Buffalo Saga.
In the language of the Blackfoot, the word Kímmapiiyipitssini refers to a form of social solidarity, describing how Blackfoot people traditionally demonstrate empathy and support for each other.
The Apollo of Gaza is partly a chronicle of these claims and local and international political rivalries. But it’s also a reflection on the passage of time and the cyclical nature of history.
The 1978 NFB documentary Song of the Paddle is profiled. In it, filmmaker Bill Mason and his family go on canoe-camping trips.
Read this conversation between the filmmaker and musician and songwriter Miranda Martini, whose music is featured in the documentary (and who also happens to be Cheryl’s daughter).