Monkey Beach named best feature at first National Indigenous Screen Awards

Monkey Beach

Monkey Beach, directed and co-written by Loretta Todd (Featuring Aboriginal Stories), took home the award for best feature film at Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival’s (WAFF) first National Indigenous Screen Awards virtual ceremony.

The film, co-written by Johnny Darrell and Andrew Duncan (Featuring Aboriginal Stories Program) and produced by Carla Robinson (NSI Business for Producers) and Jason James (NSI Totally Television), has been celebrated by audiences across North America. The film won six awards at the American Indian Film Festival and went on to have a successful box office run at Cineplex theatres across Canada.

The National Indigenous Screen Awards streamed through WAFF’s Facebook page on December 31, 2020.

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