Oct 28, 2015
On October 28, two films from our Distribution Catalogue will premiere on APTN.
These films were created in the inaugural year of the NSI Aboriginal Documentary course. They will air in a one-hour special on APTN at 8PM CST as part of Reel Insights.
Alice and Kevin
Director: Sam Vint | Producer: Christopher Read
Alice is in a race against time to get basic human rights for her son Kevin, who has Cerebral Palsy.
Alice became one of the first outspoken First Nations people in Canada to file a complaint with the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal. Her fight for her son may well end up bringing proper care to disabled people on Reserves all over Canada, forever.
Finding Sergeant Partridge
Director: Neil Bignell, Gabriel Constant |
Producer: Gabriel Constant
A granddaughter embarks on a search for her grandfather’s roots and finds much more.
Two Peter Partridges, two worlds apart, two families searching. This film tells the story of a granddaughter in England who embarks on a search for her grandfather’s roots and finds much more. Solving her family’s mystery unites her with a family she didn’t know she had in The Pas, Manitoba ending their search for a brother they weren’t sure existed.
Also screening are two other films by WFG members and Manitoba filmmaking teams:
Traditional Beats – Director: Cameron Courchene | Producer: Crystal Greene
A brief history of the drums of the First Nations people and their significance.
An Ecstatic Professional – Director: Rhayne Vermette | Producer: Damien Ferland
A profile of Winnipeg actor Rob Vilar, only the most criminally unknown character actor who has walked the planet earth.
For more info on these films or to purchase DVDs please contact:
Monica Lowe, Distribution Director
204-925-3456 x 103