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film with stils from these moviesA virtual screening June 30 will celebrate Indigenous film.

Virtual screening to feature films celebrating Indigenous cultures

Three short films from the National Film Board are available for a screening Tuesday to conclude National Indigenous History Month.

Presented by the Turtle Island Aboriginal Education Centre and the Arts Council - Windsor and Region, the virtual event will enable viewers to tune in from their own living rooms.

The three featured films are:

  • Woman Dress -Pre-contact, a Two Spirit person named Woman Dress travels the plains, gathering and sharing stories. Featuring archival images and dramatized re-enactments, this film shares a oral story of director Thirza Cuthand’s family, honouring and respecting Woman Dress without imposing colonial binaries on them.
  • Inuk shop - Inuit filmmaker Jobie Weetaluktuk mixes archival and new footage to make a statement about the appropriation of his culture throughout history.
  • Lake - Cree director Alexandra Lazarowich riffs off classic verité cinema to craft a contemporary portrait of Métis women net fishing in Northern Alberta.

Register through the centre’s website to receive a link to the screening.