|Director Isaiah Gilson|
Director Isaiah Gilson (Southern Tutchoni) Isaiah Gilson, traditional name Duthala (peaceful fierce warrior/fighter), Is a Southern Tutchone from the Kluane First Nation in the Yukon Territory. Isaiah aspires to be a teller of stories, because the stories are the knowledge and the education
of people, of everything. Everything around us is a story, everyone and thing has a story to tell.
Family Two brother reconcile their tumultuous relationship with father.
Angela (8:00) The sacredness of women, a story about Madeline McCallum and ceremony.
Inspiration of Hope (5:00) Cover video on Aboriginal women’s health services for the women of the downtown eastside.
|Director Tristin Greyeyes|
Director Tristin Greyeyes, (Nehiyaw, Anishinaabe) Tristin is, first, a mother to her beautiful child that she named Aria. She is, secondly, a feminist who is determined to change societies perspectives on Indigenous people across the world through the art of film.
First Kiss A story about a girls’ first kiss that led to a fight and then a fearful trip to the clinic.
From Saskatchewan to
Vancouver (4:45) A Saskatchewan Indigenous woman moves to Vancouver by herself and discovers her independence.
Missing and Murdered
Women Awareness (1:30) A cautionary tale of dating and betrayal.
|Director Sasha McArthur|
Director Sasha McArthur (Nakota & Nehiyaw) is an emerging filmmaker in the IIDF program who's proud to call East Vancouver home. She's looking forward to making her mark on the future of Indigenous filmmaking.
The Carlyle A story about a haunted theatre that holds it’s victims hostage to ransom their penance…what comes around goes around.
Fentanyl Dangers (5:00) Impacts and the facts of fentanyl abuse in East Vancouver.
|Director Nick Dangeli|
Director Nick Dangeli (Nisga’a, Tsimshian, Tlingit, Haida, Gitxsan, Colville, Tsetaut)
Txasem (Raven) After losing the love of his life, Mark is visited by Txamsem (Raven) who barters “life light” at an inexplicable cost.
Dangeli, Living the Art (7:30) A vibrant glimpse into the fine art practice of one of BC most acclaimed west coast artists.
Gyigiinwaxl (Water Prayer) (3:25) A prayer for all of our water protectors.
Just Request (2:16) Corporate video about the social media dangers.
|Director Kaitlyn Redcrow|
Director Kaitlyn Redcrow (Cree) is an emerging filmmaker with a strong passion to create provocative indigenous content with fellow indigenous artists. Apart from producing, directing and editing, her main interest lives in the sound design department.
Her Eyes A young woman captured by trust, imprisoned by betrayal, but freed by hope.
The Take Over (6:00) First Nations take over and transformation of the Blue Quills Indian Residential school.
|Director Michael Wright|
Director Michael Wright, (Gitxsan & Wet’suwet’en) Michael wright is an aspiring filmmaker who has one single goal, bring some joy and positivity in an already cynical age. He hopes to achieve this through film, this is one of many projects he wants to share.
Thief They took her coffee machine, she will stop at mothering to find it. There will be justice.
|Director Maia Derrick-Trembley|
Director Maia Derrick-Trembley (Secwepemc & Mohawk) Maia Derrick-Tremblay is an indigenous film maker from Salmon Arm BC with a focus in Production design. She currently lives in North Vancouver BC, with her boyfriend and her fur-babies Beatrix the Cat and Buddy the Hedgehog.
The Crumbling Four apathetic roommates finally forced to clean up their act when they are haunted by violent crumbs.
Dating Strangers(1:30) Jane Mitciv discovers the dangers of dating a stranger.
|Director Esteban Manuel|
Director Esteban Manuel is a Secwepemc, and Ktunaxa artist, who uses his passion to create film, music, and video games. Esteban represents his culture through digital media, and gives a voice to his people.
Living Proof, Alone with no friends or family, a woman discovers that a mother is not a mom. But through hope, courage and trust she reconnects and gains a family through her journey.
Standing Rock Stories (6:30) Extraordinary footage of Standing Rock accompanies Emalene Manuel’s account of her experience at Standing Rock.
|Director Zachary Daniels|
Director Zachary Daniels (Long Plains First Nations) Zac “Movie Magic” Daniels calls Vancouver his home but is in fact from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Legend has it he was already holding a camera when he was born 23 years ago.
Appliance Defiance (4:00) The story of 2 junk food eating dudes and their sentient fridge who wants them to return to the path od proper diets and hygiene standards.
Jazz and Jack (3:00) A documentary exploring young aspiring Aboriginal musician Jack Daniels and his path to become an established jazz drummer.