Reel Canada, the National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI), Urban Shaman Gallery and the NFB present a special, free National Canadian Film Day screening of The Road Forward from writer and director Marie Clements (Featuring Aboriginal Stories Program, NSI Storytellers).
The event takes place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18 at Landmark Cinemas Towne 8, 301 Notre Dame Avenue in Winnipeg.
The film tells the tale of six generations of Indigenous activism, weaving in musical sequences that seamlessly connect past and present with blues, rock and traditional beats. Marie and documentary subject Doreen Manuel will attend and participate in a Q&A after the screening.
The Road Forward is preceded by NSI IndigiDocs short film Mia’ from filmmakers Amanda Strong and Bracken Hanuse Corlett.
The screening is free but advance registration is encouraged.
Thank you to the NFB for providing us with the film.
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