Indigenous voices and representation in film
Innuksuk, N. (Director)
When Maika and her ragtag friends discover an alien invasion in their tiny arctic hamlet, it’s up to them to save the day. Utilizing their makeshift weapons and horror movie knowledge, the aliens realize you don’t mess with girls from Pang.
Night raiders (2021)
Goulet, D. (Director)
A mother joins an underground band of vigilantes to try to rescue her daughter from a state-run institution.
Portraits from a fire (2021)
Mack, T. (Director)
A coming-of-age film that follows Tyler, an eccentric and lonely teenager who spends his days filmmaking, vlogging his Indigenous community, and hanging out with his grandparents until he meets Aaron, a mysterious, and influential figure who encourages Tyler to showcase his most personal film, leading to a reckoning between past and future, life and death, and father and son.
Unusual in every way (2021)
Barnard, D., & Papini-Pollock, Y. (Directors)
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An unusual tale of struggle, friendship, hope and inspiration. An Indigenous man with autism and disabilities meets a renowned professor from Israel. Their unique friendship is an inspiration for a struggling man and for a people.
Hannam, B. (Director)
A rebellious two-spirit teenager runs away from home to find his birth mother and reclaim his Mi’kmaw heritage.
Monkey beach (2020)
Todd, L. (Director)
A dramatic feature film based on the book by Indigenous author Eden Robinson.
Ofime, R. (Director)
Sometimes the most impactful stories are the ones that sneak up on you. Never Again: A Broken Promise is a compelling documentary that draws parallels between four major genocides: The Yazidi Genocide, the Holocaust, the Rwandan Genocide and Cultural Genocide in Residential Schools.
Empire of dirt (2013)
Stebbings, P. (Director)
Centring on three generations of Canadian Aboriginal women, Peter Stebbings’ Empire of Dirt is a gripping story about confronting the past, set within a family burdened by cycles of addiction, poverty, and teenage pregnancy.
Knabe, S. M., & Pearson, W. G. (2014)
Indigenous voices and representation in art and story
Hip hop beats, Indigenous rhymes: Modernity and hip hop in Indigenous North America
Mays, K. T. (2018)
I am a damn savage; what have you done to my country? / Eukuan Nin Matshi-Manitu Innushkueu; Tanite Nene Etutamin Nitassi?
Antane Kapesh, A. (2020)
Braided learning: Illuminating Indigenous presence through art and story
Dion, S. D. (2022)
Incorporating culture: How Indigenous people are reshaping the Northwest Coast art industry
Roth, S. (2018)
We interrupt this program: Indigenous media tactics in Canadian culture
Brady, M. J., & Kelly, J. M. H. (2017)
Written as I remember it: Teachings (ʻäms taʻaw) from the life of a Sliammon elder
Paul, E., Raibmon, P. S., & Johnson, H. (2014)