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First Peoples, First Screens: Art and Determination

June 15, 2016- 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm

In celebration of National Aboriginal History Month.

First Peoples, First Screens showcases contemporary Indigenous political filmmaking from across Canada, including documentary, animation, experimental and genre fiction of varying lengths.

A Red Girl’s Reasoning follows a neo-noir action heroine seeking retribution for violence against Indigenous women. TimeTravellerfollows Hunter who embarks on a vision quest that takes him back in time to historical conflicts involving the First Nations of the Americas.

A discussion will follow the screenings with VPL Aboriginal Storyteller in Residence Renae Morriseau.

In partnership with Cinema Politica.

Venue

Vancouver Public Library Central Branch
350 W Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC Canada

Organizer

Aboriginal Storyteller in Residence, Renae Morriseau
Website:
http://www.vpl.ca/programs/details/aboriginal_storyteller_2016