Films By Year
A grandmother and grandson encourage folks to speak Gwich’in over their local radio station, CBQM, in Fort McPherson NWT.
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.
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.