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Three NFB docs featured at DOXA 2022. Intimate and inspiring portraits by legendary filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin and Montreal director Jeremiah Hayes.

From: National Film Board April 13, 2022 – Vancouver – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) The DOXA Documentary Film Festival will feature three moving National Film Board of Canada (NFB) profiles of love and dedication, as the festival presents two short docs by Alanis Obomsawin and a feature by Jeremiah Hayes. Taking place in […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 2022152 Views

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The Power of Indigenous Stories of Post-Apocalyptic Survival – The Tyee

Within these dystopian works of art, you just may find inspiration for ‘radical hope.’ As many provinces across Canada lift vaccine and mask mandates, anxieties are high. If COVID-19 is becoming endemic we must search for what philosopher Jonathan Lear calls radical hope. However, alongside trauma and particularly in times of pandemics throughout history, hope […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 202249 Views

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Skoden Indigenous Film Festival runs March 31 to April 2 – Georgia Straight

March 24th, 2022 A three-day film festival featuring Indigenous filmmakers from across Canada is happening next week. The Skoden Indigenous Film Festival will take place on March 31 at SFU Surrey’s Prospera Credit Union Theatre and from April 1 to 2 at the SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts’ Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema. Created in 2019 by Carr Sappier […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 202245 Views

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Online Valentine’s gathering explores Indigenous conceptions of love – Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News

Feb. 8, 2022 The three-day series takes place this February 12, 13 and 14 Teachings on love, conservation, and reconciliation will be shared this Valentine’s Day via a three-day virtual celebration and discussion series hosted by the IISAAK OLAM Foundation and Reconciling Ways of Knowing. West Coasters can join for free or by donation by […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 2022165 Views

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Indigenous dramedy ‘Portraits From a Fire’ – Global News

Director Trevor Mack talks about his award-winning debut film ‘Portraits From a Fire’. He explains the inspiration behind the project and talks about filming on the BC reserve where he grew up. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/8492644/indigenous-dramedy-portraits-from-a-fire

by ahnationtalk on January 6, 202278 Views

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Asterix and Tintin in more than 4,700 children’s books destroyed in Canada for “crime” indigenous people | International – OsoyoosToday

The cover of Tintin’s book is one of the few works destroyed in Canada for being thought to offend the tribe.Joel Gazette (AFP) Destroying books is not the exclusive practice of religious fanatics or dictatorial regimes. According to Radio-Canada’s investigation, the Providence School Authority, which is responsible for the administration of 30 Catholic and French […]

by ahnationtalk on November 1, 202194 Views

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Book lovers rejoice — six page turners announced as finalists for the City of Vancouver Book Awards

October 19 2021 – Six books that demonstrate excellence and reflect Vancouver’s unique character, rich diversity and culture, history, and residents have been selected as finalists for the annual City of Vancouver Book Awards. The books cover a range of genres, and showcase and explore many of the city’s social and cultural issues such as […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 202187 Views

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Indigenous Dads film explores worries, challenges, goals of fatherhood at Vancouver film festival – Yahoo News

September 29, 2021 There is no shortage of Indigenous content at this year’s Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF). Almost 200 feature films and shorts will be shown at the 40th annual edition of the festival and 17 of those are Indigenous made. This year’s VIFF, which runs from Oct. 1 to Oct. 11, will offer […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 202195 Views

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2021 Victoria Book Prize Finalists Announced

The finalists for the 2021 City of Victoria Butler Book Prize and City of Victoria Children’s Book Prize have been selected by two independent juries comprised of representatives from the local literary arts community. The $5,000 City of Victoria Butler Book Prize, now in its 18th year, is awarded to a Greater Victoria author for […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 2021102 Views

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In new memoir, activist Thomas-Muller traces impact of extraction industries on First Nations, and his own life – Vancouver Sun

Sep 01, 2021 The memoir, Life in the City of Dirty Water, also charts Clayton Thomas-Muller’s journey from community work to international activism with climate group 350.org. In his recently published memoir, Clayton Thomas-Muller relates a childhood of abuse and dislocation. Uprooted from his ancestral home in northern Manitoba, he and his mother struggle to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 2021113 Views

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