This week the Asinabka Film & Media Arts Festival (July 23-27) will feature 3 films from our Distribution Catalogue. The festival is an annual indigenous festival that allows independent artists – national, international, Indigenous, non-Indigenous – to share, present, and disseminate their work. The festival runs in the Algonquin Territory of Ottawa, Ontario.

Screening Friday, July 25, 9-10pm at Club Saw:

Alice and Kevin
Sam Vint • Canada • 2014 • 12:20 • English
Alice Taylor is a life long resident of remote St. Theresa Point First Nation in Northern Manitoba, her son Kevin has cerebral palsy. Alice is in a race against time to get Kevin the care he needs at home before her own health problems catch up with her.

A Common Experience
Shane Belcourt • Canada • 2013 • 10:20 • English
Based on Yvette Nolan’s play “Dear Mr. Buchwald”, this film is a poetic reflection on what it means to be a child of a residential school survivor.

Flooding Hope
Myrle Ballard • Canada • 2012 • 20:28 • English
This film examines how the Manitoba Government permanently displaced the Lake St. Martin First Nation community from their ancestral home.

For more information please contact:
Monica Lowe, Distribution Director
email Monica | 204-925-3456 ext. 103