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Presented by Arts Council Windsor & Region and Turtle Island Aborginal Education Centre are screening films from the National Film Board to celebrate National Indigenous History Month.
A virtual event happening on June 30th from the comfort of home, please join us as we celebrate Indigenous Film. Links will be provided to watch the following 3 short films for everyone to enjoy as we wrap up the month long celebrations across Canada.
Women Dress -Pre-contact, a Two Spirit person named Woman Dress travels the Plains, gathering and sharing stories. Featuring archival images and dramatized re-enactments, this film shares a Cuthand family oral story, honouring and respecting Woman Dress without imposing colonial binaries on them. Directed by Thirza Cuthand.
Inuk shop – Inuit filmmaker Jobie Weetaluktuk mixes archival and new footage to make a statement about the appropriation of his culture throughout history.
Lake – Cree director Alexandra Lazarowich riffs off classic verité cinema to craft a contemporary portrait of Métis women net fishing in Northern Alberta.
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