imagineNATIVE Film Festival

Shout Out Loud
Shout Out Loud
Youth Program

Thursday, Oct 15 2009, 11:00AM
Al Green Theatre

Co-presented by Native Canadian Centre, Dominion Institute and TD Bank


Bollywood Dreaming
Bollywood Dreaming
2007, Australia, 8 min, Beta SP,
International Premiere
Director: Cornel Ozies

Sixteen-year-old Jedda Rae Hill is an Aboriginal Afro-American skater, boxer and actor who dreams of starring in a Bollywood movie....more


This Is Me
This Is Me
2008, USA, 3 min 5 sec, Beta SP,
Canada Premiere
Director: David Sam

A young man speaks about his experience of being bullied as a teenager and tells the story of who he really is. ...more


Mokopuna
Mokopuna
2009, New Zealand, 11 min, 35mm
Director: Ainsley Gardiner

An encounter with a young Maori boy stirs a young girlís curiosity about an identity that she is not quite ready to embrace....more


Memories
Memories
2009, Canada, 6 min, Beta SP,
World Premiere
Director: Joel George

Struggling with profound loss, a young boy attempts to open up to a stranger....more


Our World
Our World
2009, Canada, 2 min 5 sec, Beta SP,
World Premiere
Director: Kiefer Collison

The power and vitality of future Indigenous leaders is explored in this thoughtful documentary. ...more


Kir Otci Ntcotco
Kir Otci Ntcotco
For You, Mom

2008, Canada, 4 min 5 sec, Beta SP,
Ontario Premiere
Director: Mariana Niquay-Ottawa

A touching visual portrayal of a letter intending to reconcile the past and apologise for a turbulent adolescence and misdirected angst....more


Go Get Dad
Go Get Dad
2009, Canada, 3 min 5 sec, Digital Beta,
World Premiere
Director: Adam Garnet Jones

An unwanted reunion between a son and father forces the youth to find the strength to change their relationship forever....more


Kehua
Kehua
2009, New Zealand, 13 min, 35mm,
English and Maori with English subtitles
North America Premiere
Director: Wiremu Grace

Upon returning to his Maori home for the first time and overcoming initial fears of his culture, a young boy discovers his gift for seeing spirits. ...more


Grounded in Tradition & Moving with the Times
Grounded in Tradition & Moving with the Times
2009, Canada, 5 min 5 sec, Beta SP,
Haida with English subtitles
Ontario Premiere
Director: Gwaliga Hart

A young Haida boy is transported into a miraculous world of language and tradition. ...more


How People Got Fire
How People Got Fire
2008, Canada, 16 min, Digital Beta,
Ontario Premiere
Director: Daniel Janke, Chris Auchter

Follow twelve-year-old Tish in this stunning animated work that brings to life the metaphor and magic of her grandmotherís story. ...more