imagineNATIVE Film Festival

Art Without Reservations
Art Without Reservations

Thursday, Oct 15 2009, 1:00PM
Al Green Theatre

Co-presented by Bravo! and MOCCA


Bunky Echo-Hawk: Profile of a proACTIVE ARTist
Bunky Echo-Hawk: Profile of a proACTIVE ARTist
2009, USA, 6 min 5 sec, Beta SP,
World Premiere
Director: Tracy Rector

Echo-Hawk (Pawnee/Yakama) uses a plethora of artist’s tools to quash stereotypes and misconceptions about Indigenous Peoples....more


The Power of the Haida People
The Power of the Haida People
2009, Canada, 3 min 5 sec, Beta SP,
Haida with English subtitles
World Premiere
Director: Brandon Brown

This visually engaging and thought-provoking short uses modern means to sketch a meditative portrait of the Haida people and culture. ...more


Untitled
Untitled
2008, USA, 5 min, Beta SP,
Canada Premiere
Director: Courtney M. Leonard

“Everything happens for a reason.” An artist explores meaning in the death of a finback whale, the repercussions it has on her Reservation, and how this experience manifests itself in her artwork....more


Inukshop
Inukshop
2009, Canada, 2 min 5 sec, Digital Beta,
World Premiere
Director: Jobie Weetaluktuk

In this cinematic tribute to Inuit culture, filmmaker Jobie Weetaluktuk mixes the past with the present to create a powerful and timeless statement about the effects of appropriation on art and culture....more


Pushing the Line: Art without Reservations
Pushing the Line: Art without Reservations
2009, Canada, 47 min, Digital Beta,
World Premiere
Director: Lisa Jackson

Northwest Coast artists Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas and Marianne Nicolson spend their days creating work that pushes boundaries, redefining what society has come to expect of Indigenous art....more