17 films from NSI grads screen at imagineNATIVE Festival 2018

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Four NSI IndigiDocs films, one CBC New Indigenous Voices film and 11 alumni films will screen at the 2018 imagineNATIVE Film & Media Arts Festival, running October 17 to 21 in Toronto.

Short films made through NSI training programs

  • NSI IndigiDocs short Cedar Tree of Life from director Odessa Shuquaya and producer April Johnson
  • NSI IndigiDocs short Lost Moccasin from director Roger Boyer and producer Darcy Waite

Also screening at the festival

  • FAST HORSE from director Alexandra Lazarowich (NSI IndigiDocs)
  • Laundry Day from director JJ Neepin (NSI IndigiDocs) and producer Justina Neepin (CBC New Indigenous Voices, NSI IndigiDocs)
  • My Boy from director Sage (CBC New Indigenous Voices, NSI IndigiDocs)
  • Make Me from director Janet Rogers (NSI IndigiDocs)

The fest also features an event with Tasha Hubbard (NSI IndigiDocs), entitled Life & Death in the Prairies. This conversation between Tasha and moderator Jon Montes of the NFB will investigate the effects of Indigenous screen-based work dealing with traumatic and emotional subject matter and how ethical and self-care requirements are part of the storytelling process.

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