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Sat, Jul 13

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Little Current

Short Film Program 1

"Mary Two Axe Earley: I Am Indian Again" (32 min) "The Alexander Ball" (30 min) "Butterfly/Bataplai" (12 min) "NIGIQTUQ (The South Wind)" (17 min, 2023)

Short Film Program 1
Short Film Program 1

Time & Location

Jul 13, 2024, 8:40 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.

Little Current, Aundeck Omni Kaning, 1300 ON-540, Little Current, ON P0P 1K0, Canada

About the event

Experience an evening of compelling storytelling and cinematic artistry with Short Film Program 1 at the Weengushk International Film Festival (WIFF) 2024. This program features a selection of thought-provoking and diverse short films that highlight Indigenous voices and narratives.

Film Lineup:

  • "Mary Two Axe Earley: I Am Indian Again" (32 min) Dive into the inspiring story of Mary Two Axe Earley, a fierce advocate for Indigenous women's rights. This documentary sheds light on her relentless fight to reclaim her Indigenous status and her legacy of empowerment and justice.
  • "The Alexander Ball" (30 min) Explore the vibrant world of ballroom culture through "The Alexander Ball," a film that celebrates identity, community, and self-expression within the Indigenous LGBTQ2S+ community. Witness the powerful performances and personal stories that make this film a celebration of resilience and pride.
  • "Butterfly/Bataplai" (12 min) This short film takes you on an emotional journey through the eyes of a young Indigenous girl as she navigates her way through loss and healing. "Butterfly/Bataplai" is a poignant exploration of grief, transformation, and the enduring power of cultural traditions.
  • "NIGIQTUQ (The South Wind)" (17 min, 2023) Set against the backdrop of a remote Indigenous community, "NIGIQTUQ (The South Wind)" captures the profound connection between the people and the land. This film beautifully portrays the challenges and triumphs of preserving cultural heritage in the face of changing times.

Join us for Short Film Program 1 and immerse yourself in these captivating stories that celebrate Indigenous resilience, culture, and identity. Each film offers a unique perspective and contributes to a rich tapestry of Indigenous cinema.

Tickets

  • General Admission

    From $0.00 to $15.00
    • $5.00
      +$0.13 service fee
    • $15.00
      +$0.38 service fee
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      +$0.00 service fee

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