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Vancouver filmmakers on display with B.C. premiere of Oscar winners Alison Snowden and David Fine’s Animal Behaviour and hometown debut of Jay Cardinal Villeneuve’s Holy Angels. Seven NFB documentary and animated films showcased at the 2018 Vancouver International Film Festival.

September 5, 2018 – Vancouver – National Film Board of Canada Works from Vancouver-based filmmakers headline a rich National Film Board of Canada (NFB) selection at the Vancouver International Film Festival (September 27–October 12), as Oscar winners Alison Snowden and David Fine’s Animal Behaviourand Jay Cardinal Villeneuve’s Holy Angels join a seven-film NFB lineup. Two NFB feature docs are also making their […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 201821 Views

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New Xeni Gwet’in wagon trip documentary will premiere at Vancouver International Film Festival – The Williams Lake Tribune

The film is the creation of Indigenous filmmakers Trevor Mack and Asia Youngman Sep. 4, 2018 The Xeni Gwet’in Annual Wagon Trip will be featured on the world stage through a new documentary that will premiere at the Vancouver International Film Festival this fall. Created by Indigenous filmmakers Trevor Mack and Asia Youngman, In The […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 20188 Views

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UBCIC Celebrates Landmark Court Win that Signals the End of Trans Mountain Pipeline and Tanker Project

(Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, B.C. – 30 August 2018) The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) is celebrating the Federal Court of Appeal verdict on the Trans Mountain approval and calls on Prime Minister Trudeau to immediately stop construction and shut the project down. The UBCIC congratulates the following litigants: Tsleil-Waututh Nation; Squamish Nation; Coldwater Indian Band; […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 201819 Views

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Tŝilhqot’in Nation Stands Strong Despite BC Supreme Court Setback

Williams Lake, BC: The Tgilhqot’in Nation is calling on the BC Government to step up in the wake of the B.C. Supreme Court’s ruling denying the Nation’s legal challenge seeking to overturn a mining exploration permit granted to Taseko Mines Ltd. (TML). The permit approves an extensive drilling, road building and excavation program by TML […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 201829 Views

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Indigenous stories of redemption and other Canadian narratives, plus advice for indie Oscar hopefuls and mentorship program at VIFF 2018

37th Vancouver International Film Festival September 27 – October 12, 2018 VANCOUVER, B.C. – The Vancouver International Film Festival’s (VIFF) film streams Sea to Sky presented by TELUS, and True North presented by Telefilm, offer moving Indigenous stories with the Western Canadian Premiere of Edge of the Knife, the first narrative feature in the Haida […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 201814 Views

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All warmly welcomed at Metis Jamboree – The Williams Lake Tribune

Aug. 16, 2018 Great music and excellent food were accompanied by stellar fellowship at the Métis Jamboree at the McLeese Lake community hall this past weekend. Music filled the hall from morning to night: fiddle, guitar, bass, percussion, piano, ukulele, vocals and more. Musicians from places across Canada gathered to provide toe-tapping, heart-warming entertainment, including […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201821 Views

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25 works of Canadian nonfiction to watch for this fall – CBC

Aug. 28, 2018 Here are 25 works of Canadian nonfiction coming out in the second half of 2018 that we can’t wait to read. What it’s about: In Clifford, Governor General’s Literary Award-nominated writer Harold R. Johnson recounts the life of his beloved younger brother, who was killed by a drunk driver. The two brothers […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 201827 Views

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On-Air Team Announced for CityNews Vancouver, Launching Sept. 3

– Ashley Burr, Kyle Donaldson, Travis Prasad, Isabelle Raghem, Tom Walsh and David Zura make up the on-air CityNews Vancouver team – – Local residents will be kept up-to-date on the biggest headlines of the day with one-hour newscasts, broadcast seven days a week at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. PT – – CityNews teams […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201827 Views

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For Iskwé, anger energizes the fight for social justice – Straight.com

July 11th, 2018 Although she works with sounds that are far removed from conventional notions of folk music, there’s a good reason why the Cree-Dene-Irish EDM producer and singer known as Iskwé is going to find herself at Jericho Beach Park this weekend: as folk performers have always done, she frequently concerns herself with the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201818 Views

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Jarrett Martineau’s Confluence brings interculturalism to Indian Summer minus the messy soup of fusion – The Georgia Straight

South Asian and Indigenous people share several things in common in B.C. history. Both endured severe repression and family separation. Both were denied the right to vote for decades into the 20th century. Pioneers from India were legally prevented from bringing South Asian family members into Canada and prohibited from entering the professions. First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 201825 Views

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