NSI IndigiDocs film heads to France

As the Smoke Rises / Link to Cannes International Independent Film Festival-CIIFF

NSI IndigiDocs film As The Smoke Rises by director Sharon Heigl and producer Jennifer Ille was selected to the first Cannes International Independent Film Festival-CIIFF.

In the film a Native Elder explains the energy and tremendous healing power of smudging sage handed down by the ancients thousands of years ago.

The festival takes place from October 18 to 20 at the Espace Miramar, Cannes.

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NSI IndigiDocs is funded by Program Partners APTN, Manitoba Sport, Culture and Heritage, RBC Emerging Artists Project; Indigenous Training Programs Partner Directors Guild of Canada (DGC); Boot Camp Presenting Sponsor Manitoba Film & Music; Strategic Sponsor documentary Channel; Supporting Sponsors Telefilm Canada, Super Channel, CBC GemCorus Entertainment, A&E Television Networks; Provincial Sponsors Manitoba Film & Music, Creative Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Media Production Industry Association (SMPIA), Northwest Territories Film Commission, Creative BC through the Daryl Duke and William Vince Scholarship Fund; Industry Partner the National Film Board of Canada; Industry Supporters imagineNATIVE Film & Media Arts Festival, Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, Service Sponsors Line 21 Media, iSplice Films. NSI Core Funders are Manitoba Sport, Culture and Heritage and the City of Winnipeg through the Winnipeg Arts Council.

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