Caribou in the Archive

Jennifer Dysart | Experimental Short
Canada | 2019 | 8 min

Friday, October 25, 2019 | 3:15pm
Short Program: Deviations
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3

A filmmaker works to save a piece of family history from being lost forever while contemplating the differences between archives kept within the family and those belonging to the nation-state.


Jennifer Dysart is an archive enthusiast with a deep love of found footage and experimental films. Her films Caribou in the Archive (2019), Kewekapawetan: Return After the Flood (2014) and Moss Origins (2011) have screened around the world. She was born in Alberta, raised in BC and has Cree roots from South Indian Lake in northern Manitoba, Canada.