Films By Year
An artful document of a Teetli’it Gwich’in prayer vigil and an awareness walk in Fort McPherson, NWT. This film was created to support the protection of the Porcupine Caribou and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
This film shows the step by step process of the Gwich’in traditional brain tanning method of hide tanning of moose & caribou hides as taught to film producer Mary Jane Moses from 2011-2018.
The film footage/photographs goes back & forth between the hide teaching camps within the Trondëk Hwëch’in & Vuntut Gwitchin Traditional Territories.
A powerful film from the filmmakers point of view where she expresses her personal distrust in the legal systems around the unfair treatment that indigenous women receive when they become missing and murdered. The filmmaker also expresses her own fear to live in a world where this injustice is still happening. This film hopes to change people’s minds and perhaps, even, policy.
An experimental film poem exploring the life of a young girl as she grows up to embrace both ‘sides’ - modern and traditional - of Heiltsuk life. Inspired by an Our World film made in 2008 on Haida Gwaii by Curtis Brown
This film talks about cultural learning and how it has changed over the years. It also celebrates how the Heiltsuk community is dedicated to continue it’s traditions.
A film about the residual effects of residential schools (drug abuse) that also leaves the viewer understanding that the Heiltsuk people today are embracing culture rather than drugs.
This filmmaker bravely and poetically reflects on the effects from having a disappointing & unavailable father figure as a role model and care-giver. Although hard hitting and honest, this film also provides hope for youth in the same position.
A young Haida boy visits his ts’inni (grandfather) for story time, and is transported into a magical world of Haida language and tradition. This world is one that represents a world of nature, animals, language and Haida ways which are disappearing.