Ongoing Series

Our Stories to Tell

Our Stories to Tell is a monthly series dedicated to showcasing the new wave of inspired Indigenous storytelling in film, as well as spotlighting up-and-coming Indigenous artists across Turtle Island and beyond. Programmed and hosted by Akira Iahtail, film curator and filmmaker of Cree and Swampy Cree descent.

Series advisor: Lyana Patrick, filmmaker, assistant professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University, and member of the Stellat’en First Nation.

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Upcoming Screenings

  • Powerlands 1
  • Powerlands
  • USA2022
  • Ivey Camille Manybeads Tso
  • 75 DCP
  • G
  • Our Stories to Tell
  • Mistik
  • National Indigenous Peoples Day: Pêyakotêwisiwin
  • Jules Arita Koostachin
  • 83 DCP
  • NR
  • Our Stories to Tell

List of Programmed Films

Date Film Title Director(s) Year Country
2023-Oct Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers 2021 Canada
2023-Nov Seven Generations
2023-Dec Wildhood Bretten Hannam 2021 Canada
2024-Jan The Only Raven: A Tribute to Bill Reid
2024-Feb Itu Ninu Itandehui Jansen 2023 Mexico . . .
2024-Mar Run Woman Run Zoe Leigh Hopkins 2021 Canada
2024-Apr Okâwîmâwaskiy
2024-May Powerlands Ivey Camille Manybeads Tso 2022 USA
2024-Jun National Indigenous Peoples Day: Pêyakotêwisiwin Jules Arita Koostachin