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Bannock and a Movie 2013

Title Athabasca Edmonton

Lateral Violence
Running Time: 30 mins.

"Hosted by Tantoo Cardinal, Lateral Violence sheds a new light on the age old topic. Through the eyes of future and present leaders in the Aboriginal community, Lateral Violence takes a look within Nations, communities, organizations and families."


January 18, 2013

Honouring Our Spirit
Running Time: 30 mins.

"Honouring our Spirit is produced in partnership with Mothers Against Drunk Driving - Canada. It explores the trauma and grief caused by impaired driving as seen by several Aboriginal communities. The DVD serves as a call for healthy grieving and a brighter future."


February 22, 2013

Six Miles Deep
Running Time: 50 mins.

"February 2006, members of the Iroquois Confederacy (also known as the Haudenosaunee or People of the Longhouse) blockade a highway near Caledonia, Ontario, to prevent a housing development on land that falls within their territories. Their actions are led and supported by the Haudenosaunee clan mothers."


March 15, 2013

The Crescent Lake Metis
Our Life on the Road Allowance

Running Time: 50 mins.

"The story of the Crescent Lake Metis: Our Life on the Road Allowance. This documentary tells the story of the Crescent Lake road allowance community from the perspective of its Elders. This is a remarkable story about Metis land dispossession, relocation, and survival."


April 19, 2013

Kitaskinaw l pi Kiskinohamakoya:
The Land Gives Us Our Knowledge

Running Time: 50 mins.

"For over 230 years, lle-a la Crosse, Saskatchewan has been a vibrant Metis Community with strong ties to the land and the fur trade. Elders stress their respect for the land, and share with us their knowledge, stories, history, and their communities culture."


May 17, 2013

Visitors From the Four Directions
Running Time: 30 mins.

"From November 2003 to April 2004, "Visitors From the Four Directions" journeyed to Canada to share stories. This documentary unfolds their pain, struggles, their triumphs, their vision for a better world for all."


September 27, 2013

The Criminalization of HIV in Canada
Running Time: 30 mins.

"The Canadian Aboriginal population being diagnosed with HIV endure more than the disease. Due to the general public’s lack of education, the disease’s victims face fear and discrimination. Court and legislator involvement intheir lives makes matters even more complicated. "


October 25, 2013

Force of Nature Part 1 of 2
Running Time: 45 mins.

Award winning director Sturla Gunnarsson presents a biography of ideas
featuring iconic Canadian scientist, educator, broadcaster and activist David
Suzuki. At 73 years of age Suzuki delivered what he describes as
"a last lecture – a distillation of my life and thoughts, my legacy, what I
want to say before I die"
"For the first time since life appeared on earth, one species - us - is singlehandedly
altering the physical, chemical and biological nature of earth.
We have become a force of nature."
- David Suzuki


November 22, 2013

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