Six Indigenous short films from the WFG Distribution Catalogue will be screening at the 5th annual Asinabka Film & Media Arts Festival in Ottawa, August 11-14, 2016.

Featured Films include:

film_Crash Site.jpg Crash Site by Sonya Ballantyne
13:00 | Narrative/Fiction/Animation | 2015
A displaced young girl, her overwhelmed older sister, and the superhero that brings them together.
Heart_Still02_VUCAVU_CTA Heart by Sam Karney
02:42 | Documentary | 2015
A place called home, a North End poem.
film_19615.jpg Land Memories: Starlight Tours by Scott Benesiinaabandan 03:34 | Experimental Documentary | 2015
Visual exploration of the psychic memories and histories located within the land and spaces we occupy.
film_21857.jpg Legend of the Storm by Roxann Whitebean
17:38 | Narrative/Fiction | 2015
The 1990 Oka crisis from the perception of a child and performed by the survivors, 25 years later.
film_18995.jpg Mia’ by Amanda Strong & Bracken Hanuse Corlett
08:09 | Animated Documentary | 2015
Transformed into a salmon, an Indigenous street artist travels through decayed urban landscapes to the forests of long ago.
film_20935.jpg Wake Up! by Jessie Short
05:58 | Documentary/Experimental | 2015
A woman transforms into Louis Riel in an exploration of Métis identity.

Rooted in Algonquin territory, the Asinabka Festival has grown into a four day festival presenting a diverse range of film, art, and music that highlights Indigenous issues and topics.

Chi-miigs to Asinabka for highlighting Indigenous creators from Turtle Island and beyond!

For more info on this screening, these films or any film in our Catalogue, please contact Niki Little, Distribution Coordinator:
niki@winnipegfilmgroup.com / 204-925-3456 ext.105