Feature Film Screenings

FEATURE: Tkaronto

Winnipeg Cinematheque Sat May 9, 2015 3:00 pm - 4:45 pm

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Shane Belcourt

SHORTS: Pihtâkosiwin (Voice Being Heard)

These recent shorts by Canadian Indigenous filmmakers reflect on the notion of language and written and spoken word as mechanisms of giving voice.

Curated by Cecilia Araneda

Empty (Jackie Traverse)

The Amendment (Kevin Papatie)

Spirit of the Bluebird (Xtine Cook and Jesse Gouchey)

Burning An Effigy (Jaimie Isaac)

INDIAN (Darryl Nepinak)

10 (Dana Claxton)

Nikamowin (Song) (Kevin Lee Burton)
Dir. Shane Belcourt, 2007, Canada, 105 min

Tkaronto is a provocative exploration of two Aboriginal thirty-somethings caught in the urban crossroads. For Jolene and Ray, their chance meeting enables them to reveal their hopes, dreams, fears and failures and realize their common struggle: to stake claim to their urban Aboriginal identity.