Manitoba’s Gimli Film Festival (GFF) kicks off next Tuesday, July 21 and runs to July 26. Films and panels are all presented online in what is described as “the most comprehensive online film festival to ever be offered across Canada.”
On July 22 they launch a free schedule of 23 live broadcast events on the GFF Live Stream. In total, the festival will stream 200 films.
Alumni films playing at the festival include:
- nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up from writer/director Tasha Hubbard (NSI IndigiDocs)
- Ruthless Souls from producer Darcy Waite (CBC New Indigenous Voices, NSI IndigiDocs)
The Dibaajimowin, Treaty One program features the work of the Indigenous Filmmakers Collective.
- Four Spirits Walk As One from director Olly King (CBC New Indigenous Voices)
- Eagle Girl from director Sonya Ballantyne (CBC New Indigenous Voices, NSI IndigiDocs)
- The Wolf from director director Roger Boyer (NSI Storytellers, CBC New Indigenous Voices, NSI IndigiDocs)
- Aadizookaan created through CBC New Indigenous Voices by director Kale Swampy with Andre Nault and Celeste Sutherland
- Tonight We Get Even from director Cody Blacksmith (CBC New Indigenous Voices)
- IndiGenie from director and NSI staff member Sarah Simpson-Yellowquill
Manitoba in shorts competition
Eligible for Manitoba Film & Music’s Best Manitoba Short Film Audience Choice Award.
- Bible Camp Memories from director Damien Ferland (NSI IndigiDocs)
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