OPENING NIGHT SCREENING: FOUR SHEETS TO THE WIND
OPENING NIGHT SCREENING: FOUR SHEETS TO THE WIND
Presented by CTVglobemedia

Wednesday, Oct 17 2007, 7:00PM
Bloor Cinema



Iím Not the Indian You Had in Mind
2007, Canada, 4 min 26 sec, Beta SP,
World Premiere
Director: Thomas King

Through spoken-word narration Thomas King explores the stereotypical portrayal of First Nations in the mainstream media and offers insight into how Indigenous people today are changing old ideas and empowering themselves....more


Four Sheets to the Wind
Four Sheets to the Wind
2007, USA, 84 min, 35 mm,
English and Muskogee with English subtitles
Canada Premiere
Director: Sterlin Harjo

Beautifully crafted and set under gorgeous Oklahoma skies, this poignant and wryly funny story of family and healing begins the morning Cufe Smallhill (Cody Lightning) finds his father quieter than usual, an empty bottle of pills at his side. Fulfilling his dadís wish, Cufe sinks his fatherís body in the pond to spare him the big circus of a funeral. Cufe, his cousin, and mom decide to fake a funeral to satisfy the community, and Cufeís beautiful and tormented sister Miri (Tamara Podemski) comes home just long enough to convince Cufe to leave the reserve and visit her in the city. Once there, shy Cufe meets a girl who gently opens up his world....more



October 17 - 21 2007