The second annual Weengushk International Film Festival took place from July 12th to 14th 2019 

2019 Awards

Humanitarian Award 

Ted Nolan 

Award of Excellence

Gary Farmer

Best Film

Angeliques Isle

Best Short Narrative

We Will Also Have Toynbee

Special Recognition - Builder

Brian Hutchings

Humanitarian Award

Calvin Helin

Clearing the Path Award

Nicole Hoey

Best Director

Tasha Hubbard

Best Actor

Cara Gee

Special Recognition - Spirit

Josephine Mandamin

Joshua Yesno Tribute Award

Michael Smith

Medicine Bundle

Reggie Leach

Best Documentary

We Will Stand Up

Best Student Film

Bella

Special Recognition - Merit

Nano Debassige

They came, they saw, and then they watched some more. The offerings at the Weengushk International Film Festival proved addictive to most of the audience who took in the films from Indigenous communities across the globe.  The opening night ceremonies were enhanced with a dance and song performance by a visiting troupe of Maori media personalities including Peter Lucas Jones, general manager of te hiku media, a charitable media organization that belongs collectively to the Far North Iwi (tribes) of Ngāti Kuri, Te Aupouri, Ngai Takoto, Re Rarawa and Ngāti Kahu.

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