NSI IndigiDocs shorts screen at Winnipeg Art Gallery to honour Indigenous veterans, Nov. 9

Cree Code Talker / Link to Winnipeg Art Gallery

NSI IndigiDocs films Finding Sergeant Partridge from Gabriel Constant and Cree Code Talker (pictured) from Alex Lazarowich and Cowboy Smithx screen tomorrow at the Winnipeg Art Gallery in honour of Indigenous Veterans Day.

The films screen alongside two other short documentaries, First Nations Veterans Ceremony at Goldstream and Trench. A panel discussion follows the screening.

The event starts at 6 p.m. with a reception. Films begin at 7 p.m. Admission is free.

Presented by The Decolonizing Lens, co-organized by Kaila Johnston and Jocelyn Thorpe.

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NSI IndigiDocs is a development launch pad for producer/director teams looking to produce a short documentary. We’re accepting applications for the course until Thursday, November 9. Apply here.

NSI IndigiDocs 2016 was supported by Presenting Sponsor NBCUniversal; Program Partners Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN)Manitoba Sport, Culture and Heritage and RBC Emerging Artists Project; NSI Aboriginal Training Programs Partner Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries; Bootcamp Presenting Sponsor Manitoba Film & Music; Supporting Sponsors Entertainment OneSuper ChannelCorus EntertainmentTelefilm CanadaBreakthrough EntertainmentimagineNATIVE Film + Media Festival and Hots Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival; Tuition Sponsor NBCUniversal; Provincial Sponsors Manitoba Film & Music and Creative Saskatchewan; Industry Partners National Film Board of CanadaAcademy of Canadian Cinema & Television (ACCT) and Directors Guild of Canada; and Service Sponsor Line 21 Media.

NSI IndigiDocs 2016-18 is funded by Program Partners APTNManitoba Sport, Culture & Heritage and RBC Emerging Artists Project; Aboriginal Training Programs Partner Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries; Boot Camp Presenting Sponsor Manitoba Film & Music; Supporting Sponsors the Directors Guild of CanadaEntertainment OneSuper ChannelCorus EntertainmentTelefilm CanadaimagineNATIVE Film & Media Arts FestivalHot Docs International Documentary FestivalBreakthrough Entertainment and the Jim Murphy Filmmakers Bursary; Provincial Sponsor Manitoba Film & Music; Industry Partners National Film Board and the Directors Guild of Canada; and Service Sponsor Line 21 Media.

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