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Colten Boushie documentary examines history of racism, oppression on the Prairies – CTV

April 23, 2019 TORONTO — Documentary filmmaker Tasha Hubbard didn’t know Colten Boushie, but when she heard about the killing of the young Indigenous man, it was all she could think about. Boushie, a 22-year-old member of the Red Pheasant First Nation, died from a gunshot to the back of his head after the vehicle […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 20193 Views

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Season 2 Casting Call for Merchants of the Wild – NetNewsLedger

April 21, 2019 THUNDER BAY – We are looking for Indigenous, First Nations, Inuit or Metis men and women who want an unforgettable experience as they live for 30 days in the wild! Travelling, surviving, and learning lessons from Elders and Knowledge Keepers to reconnect with the land and culture. Send a 60 second video […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 20194 Views

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Hot Docs 2019 Review: nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up – The GATE

A multilayered look at Indigenous issues in Canada, one family’s painful fight for justice, and emboldened racism in the age of social media, Hot Docs’ 2019 opening film nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up looks at the bigger picture behind one of the most controversial murder trials in recent memory. In the summer of 2016 and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 20194 Views

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Miranda de Pencier, Paul Nutarariaq, and Anna Lambe on depression, reconciliation, and The Grizzlies – The GATE

In more ways than one, director Miranda de Pencier and Indigenous actors Paul Nutarariaq and Anna Lambe felt the weight of history and responsibility while making The Grizzlies (which opens in major Canadian cities on April 19 and expands to additional cities on April 26 and May 3). A passion project close to the hearts […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 20196 Views

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Inspiring message in the Inuit sports drama The Grizzlies affects everyone, including its creators – Toronto Star

April 17, 2019 The Grizzlies producer Alethea Arnaquq-Baril is on the phone from Iqaluit, discussing the film’s impact on her life and those of audience members, when her voice cracks with emotion. The Canadian drama, based on the true story of Inuit students who find hope through lacrosse during an epidemic of teen suicide in […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 20194 Views

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Series, trilogies and translations: Indigenous authors transforming bookstore shelves – CBC Radio

Apr 14, 2019 With series, trilogies and translations being written by Indigenous authors, bookstore shelves are starting to look very different. This week, Rosanna talks to three authors about their work. Eden Robinson has been on the CanLit scene for years. Her first novel, Monkey Beach, came out in 2000, and made a huge splash. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 20196 Views

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Film at Meaford Hall Captures the Struggle of 10 Indigenous Athletes – Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre

April 12, 2019 Niigaanibatowaad: FrontRunners tells the story of 10 athletes turned away from the 1967 Pan American Games The film is a documentary by the national film board focusing on the 800 kilometer run by 10 Indigenous athletes, 9 of which were residential school survivors to the Pan American Games in 1967. When the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 20194 Views

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Film tells powerful story of injustice, now helping with reconciliation – Owen Sound Sun Times

April 7, 2019 Native and non-native runners will leave Neyaashiinigmiing at sunrise next Sunday on an 80-kilometre run ending at Meaford Hall later that day. That night, the chiefs of Saugeen First Nation and the Chippewas of Saugeen Unceded First Nation and others their community and the Meaford community will watch the film Niigaanibatowaad: FrontRunners. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 20196 Views

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nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up – Northern Stars

98 minutes – Documentary Festival release date: April 25, 2019 (Hot Docs – Toronto) Release date: TBA Production companies: Downstream Documentary Productions, National Film Board of Canada Canadian distributor: National Film Board of Canada (NFB) On August 9, 2016, a 22-year-old Cree man named Colten Boushie, a resident of the Cree Red Pheasant First Nation, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 20199 Views

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The World’s Largest Annual Film Festival Celebrates 100 Years of Canadian Cinema!

TORONTO, April 2, 2019  – REEL CANADA today announced the sixth annual National Canadian Film Day (NCFD), celebrating 100 years of Canadian cinema, has been met with real Canadian enthusiasm. More than 1,000 screening events will take place in 600 Canadian communities and 25 countries, from the northern tip of Baffin Island to St. John’s, NL, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 201910 Views

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