Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street
Vancouver Indigenous Media Arts Festival
When: Fri, May 26, 2017. Doors at 3:30 PM and 7:00 PM.
Where: Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema and World Art Centre, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W. Hastings St.
Additional Info: Co-presented by Vancouver Indigenous Media Arts Festival and SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement.
Turtle Island Shorts Program - 3:30 PM
Enjoy this exciting variety of short films from local creators and representation from across Turtle Island (North America). The selection highlights language and cultural resurgence, speaks to missing and murdered Indigenous women with artistic approaches and social perspectives.
The Re-Naming Of Pkols | 4:03 | Steven Thomas Davies | BC
Why Speaking Your Language is important | 7:07 | Jonathan Antoine | NWT
Hands To The Sky | 4:12 | Elizabeth LaPensée | Michigan, USA
Written In My Blood | 3:01 | Steven Thomas Davies | BC
Dasiqox Tribal Park: Nexwagwez?an - There For Us | 5:14 | Tsilhqot'in Nation Gov't/ Jeremy Williams | BC
Feather From Fish Lake | 7:36 | Tsilhqot'in Nation Gov't/ Jeremy Williams | BC
Sweat | 4:48 | Kristin Snowbird | Manitoba
Leanne Simpson- Oldest Tree In The World | 5:26 | Cara Mumford | Ontario
The Roundhouse | 9:35 | Theresa Warbus/ Natalia Rueda | BC
Aks Gyigyiinwa̱xł (Water Prayer) | 3:24 | Nick Dangeli | Vancouver
Strutting For Our Sisters | 5:12 | Gregory Coyes | Vancouver
Sister, Daughter | 26min | 3 Chiefs Film / Ali Ross | Vancouver
Reception - 6:00 PM
Join VIMAF for a reception at 6:00 PM in the Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre. (Cash bar will be open.)
Friday Night Feature - All Our Father's Relations - 7:00 PM
VIMAF presents All Our Father's Relations.
Musqueam's Grant family share their incredible story as they journey from Vancouver to China and learn of their father's ancestry in his land. A Q&A will follow the film screening with Grant family and filmmakers in attendance. Doors open at 7:00pm. Prior to screening will be a trailer for Life In The City of Dirty Water that focuses on prolific Indigenous and environmental rights activist/organizer Clayton Thomas-Muller
Life In The City of Dirty Water: Trailer for Generosity | 3:04 | Clayton Thomas-Muller | Manitoba
All Our Fathers Relations | 56 min | Alejandro Yoshizawa, Sarah Ling | Vancouver
Find out more about the work of our partners & join the online discussion in SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement Facebook group!