- Wednesday April 5, 2017 at 7:00PM
Reconciliation in Focus presents an evening of short films by Indigenous filmmakers from across Canada, featuring the work of Michi Sagging Nishnaabeg author and scholar Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, and an adaptation of author Richard Van Camp's short story Dogrib Midnight Runners. Directors include Lisa Jackson, Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, Zoe Hopkins, and Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers. Films will be a combination of experimental genres, animation, and documentaries.
A discussion with Richard Van Camp, award-winning author and proud member of the Dogrib (Tlicho) Nation, following the screening will reflect on the politics of storytelling and the relationship between filmmaking and the labour of revitalizing relationships to family, place, and language.
This screening is part of the larger thematic series: