This Ink Runs Deep

Asia Youngman | Short Documentary
Canada | 2019 | 16 Min
World Premiere

Thursday, October 24, 2019 | 5:30pm
Shorts Program: Imprint
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3

Indigenous tattoo artists from across Canada use a mix of traditional and contemporary Indigenous tattooing practices to revive this practice that was almost lost. From hand poking to machines, artists discuss the responsibility of representing their Indigenous identity and clans through tattoos.


Asia Youngman (Cree, Metis and Haudenosaunee) is an award-winning filmmaker from Vancouver, BC. She is a Vancouver Film School alumni and also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Victoria