Words have always been precious to Abenaki filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin who routinely begins production on a film by simply listening, recording quiet conversations with her main subjects. Much of this original audio later occupies a central place on her final soundtrack.
Posts Tagged “Indigenous peoples”
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.
The face of contemporary Indigenous community activism, fuelled by new resolve and focus, is being profiled in an innovative experiment in social media storytelling from the NFB North West Studio.
Ensure your students have a good grasp of intercultural studies by using the world’s largest inuit films collection and its study guide.
Do the names Ernest Dufault, Sylvester Long and Archibald Belaney mean anything to you? They should. All three were famous throughout the 20th century. All three achieved notoriety in their respective fields, and all three were big-time imposters.
Inuvialuit filmmaker Dennis Allen takes a first-person approach to telling the stories of First Nations communities affected by alcoholism and other substance abuse. Watch this powerful, personal, and inspiring film now.