Congratulations to the alumni whose films begin screening today at the American Indian Film Festival (AIFF).
AIFF runs from November 6 to 14, virtually streaming over 102 films. Alumni are represented in the feature, documentary and short categories – with some being nominated for awards.
- Monkey Beach – directed and co-written by Loretta Todd, co-written by Johnny Darrell and Andrew Duncan (Featuring Aboriginal Stories Program), produced by Carla Robinson (NSI Business for Producers)
- Parallel Minds – produced by Wendy Hill-Tout (NSI DramaLab) and Carolyn McMaster (NSI Features First); executive produced by Jeremy Torrie (NSI Aboriginal Cultural Trade Initiative, Featuring Aboriginal Stories Program)
- Ruthless Souls – produced by Darcy Waite (CBC New Indigenous Voices, NSI IndigiDocs), starring Mary Galloway (TELUS STORYHIVE)
- Lost Moccasin – created through NSI IndigiDocs by director Roger Boyer (CBC New Indigenous Voices, NSI Storytellers) and producer Darcy Waite
- Nahanni River of Forgiveness – directed and produced by Geoff Bowie (NSI DramaLab)
- Eagle and Hawk Take the Stage – directed by Vince Fontaine (CBC New Indigenous Voices), produced by Kyle Bornais (NSI Features First)
- Ego of a Nation – writer/director/producer Janet Rogers (NSI IndigiDocs, TELUS STORYHIVE)
- Whiteface – directed by Everett Sokol (TELUS STORYHIVE)
Congratulations to Monkey Beach, Parallel Minds and Ruthless Souls for their nominations for best film, Loretta Todd for her nomination for best director, and Mary Galloway for her nomination for best actress.
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