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Mixed Blood

Claudia Medina (Nahua) | Writer: Liv Wade (Métis)
Canada | 2018 | 4 min | English | Music Video | World Premiere

Thu Oct 18 2:00 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 4
Part of
imagineNATIVE Originals

Created through the 2017 iN Bullseye Contest

iN Bullseye Partner:

Exploring complex issues of identity and roots through the natural beauty of the landscape and the movements of two dancers, the music video for Liv Wade’s Mixed Blood was supported by the imagineNATIVE Bullseye Prize, which Liv won in 2017.

Liv Wade is a Métis musician who takes her inspiration from female icons, such as Buffy St Marie, Kathleen Edwards and Sarah Harmer. She also draws from artists like Ron Sexsmith, Lucinda Williams and Leonard Cohen whose artistry in lyric writing inspires her own song writing. Liv’s latest album, Resilience, is out now.

Claudia Medina is a filmmaker and educator living in Powell River BC. She has been making films and mentoring students for fifteen years. She holds a BA in sociology and Latin American studies from SFU and a Masters of Visual Culture from the University of Barcelona. In 2001 she established En Media Productions as the container for her diverse projects and work in film, video, performance, visuals, and visual storytelling workshops.