Wapikoni Film Screening

CRM Week: 150 years of [De]criminalization in Canada
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm
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Please join us for a series of short fiction, documentary and animated films produced by Wapikoni. Films are in Indigenous languages, English and French (all films are subtitled). Wapikoni is a non-profit organization equipped with mobile studios that "travel to" Indigenous communities and act as a place of assembly, intervention, and audiovisual and musical creation for Indigenous youth. The screening will be followed by a discussion with a filmmaker, invited speakers and the audience.

  • 14:30 - 15:15 Part 1. Indigenous and social issues - Residential schools, violence, prostitution, alcoholism and addiction, depression, state intervention, missing Indigenous women.
  • 15:30 - 16:05 Part 2. Aitun (Indigenous traditions) Traditional healing, dance, poetry, hunting, land preservation, arts, community policing.
  • 16:05 - 16:55 Discussion