SUNDAY JUNE 5, 1 PM KAHUNGUNU MARAE, NUHAKA
A collection of native Canadian film works themed on music, or “Nigamowin.” With live performance by Melody McKiver who will live score film works.
GA WAABMIN GAYE/NEMOLNEK ELT NI’NEN Melody McKiver (Anishinaabe) • 4:00 • 2014 • Canada
In a study of Indigenous identity and belonging, this experimental short documents the filmmaker’s creation of Anishinaabe and Mi’Kmaw language-based graffiti art in rural landscapes. Live Score Presentation.
EDMAZINBIIGET Christian Chapman (Anishinaabe) • 10:58 • 2014 • Canada • Live Score Presentation.
Edmazinbiiget, (Anishinabe for he/she who draws) is a fictitious narrative about a secluded recluse who lives off the land with a need to create art, at a time when the Woodland Style of art was in its infancy.
DISRUPTION IS INEVITABLE Yuma Dean Hester (Ojibwa/Cree) • 6:23 • 2015 • No dialogue
Post Rock Outfit "The Gentlemen Soundgoods" provides the soundtrack to this meditative film reflecting on the landscapes of Northern Ontario and Central Manitoba.
O CANADA Annie Morrison (Mi’gmaq) • 1:27 • 2015 • Quebec, Canada • Mi’gmaq
In this film, Annie performs the Canadian national anthem in her native Mi’gmaq language.
THE DANCING COP Kelvin Redvers (Deninu K'ue First Nations) • 6:10 • 2012 • Canada • English
Two worlds collide in an unnerving musical number exploring the dark side of justice.
CALL AND RESPONSE Craig Commanda (Anishinaabe) • 05:17 • 2014 • English
Expressing an internal struggle of identity and belonging, this film connects the filmmaker’s practice of contemporary music, with traditional Indigenous music.
MOBILIZE Caroline Monnet (Algonquin) • 2:48 • 2015 • Canada • No dialogue
At once a history project and a call to action, Mobilize mashes up images of Indigenous labour from the far north to the urban south. Featuring a haunting score by Inuit throat singer, Tanya Tagaq.
Miranda De Pencier • Producer: Stacey Aglok MacDonald (Inuk) • 18:00 • 2011• MATURE CONTENT
A young Inuit woman searches for a way out of her abusive relationship only to find the
voice she thought she'd lost forever.
PRESENTED IN ASSOCIATION WITH ASINABKA FILM & MEDIA ART FESTIVAL