Attend Indigenous Filmmakers Association screening at Gimli Film Fest, July 29

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A shorts program curated by Winnipeg’s Indigenous Filmmakers Association features this weekend at Gimli Film Festival, Saturday, July 29 at 12:30 p.m. at Gimli Lutheran Church.

Headdress

JJ Neepin (NSI IndigiDocs), Justina Neepin (CBC New Indigenous Voices, NSI IndigiDocs), Craig Guiboche (CBC New Indigenous Voices)

With the help of photographer Nadya Kwandibens, JJ plans to recreate her great-grandfather’s portrait.

How the Savage Came To Be

Dinae Robinson (CBC New Indigenous Voices)

A short history of Canada’s Indian Residential School system and its legacy. Testimonies from former students whose experiences are so dark and bleak, it’s hard to believe such an inhumane, government-funded, church-run school could ever exist.

Sacred Womyn

Erica Daniels (CBC New Indigenous Voices), students of the Sacred Hoop Broadcast Program

A group of young women wanted to learn more about their culture and the sacredness of being a women so they sat down with respected grandmother Sherry Copenace from Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation to learn more about their identity.

Restoring the Sacred

Andrew George (CBC New Indigenous Voices), students of the Sacred Hoop Broadcast Program

One student’s experience in the Restoring The Sacred program.

Remains, Human

Cody Halcrow (CBC New Indigenous Voices), Roger Boyer (CBC New Indigenous Voices, NSI Storytellers, NSI IndigiDocs)

Young reporter Jessica Hale and her cameraman are eager to uncover what lies behind the mysterious alleged monster sightings in their town. But when a shadowy character named Victor Merrick grants them the tell-all interview they’ve been waiting for, their big-break news story just might be their last.

C & J Forever

Roger Boyer

Jack returns home to visit his childhood friend Candace.

Ghost Hunters

Amanda Kindzierski (CBC New Indigenous Voices, NSI IndigiDocs)

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