DOXA Fest: Filmmaker Ali Kazimi’s Beyond Extinction: Sinixt Resurgence tracks appalling underside of colonialism in B.C. – Georgia Straight

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DOXA Fest: Filmmaker Ali Kazimi’s Beyond Extinction: Sinixt Resurgence tracks appalling underside of colonialism in B.C. – Georgia Straight

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 202248 Views

May 6th, 2022

Toronto filmmaker Ali Kazimi has told a story of a B.C. First Nation declared extinct in 1956.

A few years later, the Canadian and U.S. governments signed a treaty leading to the flooding of a significant chunk of their traditional territory.

But there’s a catch: the Sinixt people are actually still alive in the Arrow Lakes region of B.C. And in Kazimi’s new film, Beyond Extinction: Sinixt Resurgence, they continue to demand recognition, only to be repeatedly denied by the state.

“I point out that this was ethnic cleansing by legislation,” Kazimi tells the Straight by phone. “There’s no other way to describe it.”

Read More: https://www.straight.com/movies/doxa-fest-filmmaker-ali-kazimis-beyond-extinction-sinixt-resurgence-tracks-appalling

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