Alumni win big at American Indian Film Festival

Monkey Beach

Congratulations to the alumni nominated at the American Indian Film Festival (AIFF).

Monkey Beach, written, produced and directed by Loretta Todd and co-written by Johnny Darrell and Andrew Duncan (Featuring Aboriginal Stories), collected six awards at AIFF. Awards were handed out opening night.

Loretta received the award for best film and best director; while members of her cast were awarded best actor, best actress, best supporting actor and best supporting actress.

The film, produced by Jason James (NSI Totally Television) and Carla Robinson (NSI Business for Producers), has been the top-grossing Canadian film at the box office since October 23.

Ego of a Nation, written and produced by Janet Rogers (NSI IndigiDocs, TELUS STORYHIVE) won for best music video.

The American Indian Film Festival runs until November 14.

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