Special Curated Indigenous Shorts Program by Judith Schuyler (Oneida)
Hosted by Mohawk Artist and FIlmmaker, Janet Rogers.
Filmmaker Q&A's to follow
Becoming Nakuset, 13 minutes
As a child, Nakuset was taken from her Manitoba home and adopted into an Jewish family in Montreal. Now, she reclaims her Indigenous identity.
Mohawk Midnight Runners, 15 minutes
A bereaved man streaks to find joy and remember his departed best friend.
In this short experimental short film, the filmmaker shares how he lost his Indian name.
The Fake Calendar, 1 minute
A hilarious neon animation of ways to avoid social functions.
Soup for My Brother, 10 minutes
As Jimmy prepares a batch of soup for his brother Danny, we learn this documentary is about brotherly love, tradition and loss.
Savage, 7 minutes
Set in the 1950s, when a girl arrives at her countryside destination, she undergoes a transformation that will turn a Cree woman’s gentle lullaby into an angry howl of pain.
Mooz Miikan, 8 minutes
This film “is intended as a love letter to my father and means to process my sorrow.”
Ego of a Nation, 3 minutes
Ego of a Nation is a video poem reflecting on centuries of Canadian court injustices towards Indigenous people specifically the acquittal of Colten Boushie’s murderer in 2017
Saturday, October 23, 2021
Wolf Performance Hall
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