Astral Media presents The Beat
Saturday, Oct 18 2008, 9:00PM
Hard Rock Café, 279 Yonge Street
Followed by music performances featuring Derek Miller and Kinnie Starr with Ghostkeeper.
Followed by music performances featuring Derek Miller and Kinnie Starr with Ghostkeeper. Click here for more information.
Mun Ja Mun
2008, Norway, 4 min, Beta SP
Director: Howie Arnstad
Beautifully crafted, black and white portraits create a visual collage of Sami culture.
Eyes Wide Open
2007, Canada, 4 min 30 sec, Beta SP,
Director: Renae Morriseau
This contemporary video by M’Girl pays tribute to the power of prayer and its manifestation in our conscious life.
2008, Canada, 4 min, Beta SP
Director: Helen Haig-Brown
This inspiring video is a celebration of the knowledge of our ancestors and calls upon all nations to face the future with a unified voice.
Land of the Silver Birch... Home of the Beaver
2008, Canada, 4 min, Beta SP,
Director: Sarah DeCarlo
A parody of the Keep America Beautiful campaign, this unique video pokes fun at the stereotype of the North American Indian within Canadian culture.
2007, Australia, 4 min, Beta SP,
Director: Tom E. Lewis
A traditional, indigenous dance depicts the Creation story of Crow and how song was used to give life to all the Earth’s creatures.
2008, Canada, 3 min, Beta SP,
Director: Indigenous Culture and Media Innovations
A young man finds himself at a crossroads when faced with love.
2008, Canada, 6 min 30 sec, Beta SP,
Director: Aleyna May Stene
20th Street marks a main drag that leads to the
Saskatoon ‘ghettos’ where poverty and gang violence threaten everyday existence in this gritty portrayal of urban street life. ...more
2008, Canada, 3 min 30 sec, Beta SP
Director: Rob King
Producer: Avi Federgreen, Jennifer Podemski
This stylish first single featuring Darp Malone is from Plex’s debut release BrainStorm....more
If This Was Right (Remix)
2008, Canada, 6 min, Beta SP,
Director: Ervin Chartrand
This stylish interpretation of the opposing forces of love and war, set in the heart of Winnipeg’s streets, is based on the lead single from hip hop artist Wab Kinew’s latest album.
Quese IMC "Mouse"
2008, USA, 4 min 30 sec, Beta SP,
Director: Marcus Quese IMC Frejo, Myron Dewey
Quese IMC resides in Los Angeles and is of Pawnee/Seminole decent. As a producer, writer and performer, his work focuses on the spiritual and cultural movement of Indigenous Peoples. Bluelight is his fifth recorded album.
Indigenous Resistence: Sacred Power
2008, Canada, 3 min 30 sec, Beta SP,
Director: Mapuchedub , Fourthworld Dub
Mixmaster Steven Stanley adds his touch to this vivid music video that calls for a return to the land and traditional ways....more
2008, Canada, 3 min, Beta SP,
Director: Jeana Francis
Rich with images of political and environmental unrest, this abstract music video encourages the restoration of balance through traditional healing and ceremony....more
God of the Sea
2008, Canada, 5 min, Beta SP,
Director: Carey Carter
Inspired by the raw energy of Tangaroa, God of the
Sea, this powerful music video pays homage to Maori tradition while paving the way for contemporary interpretation....more