This special program presents ten shorts which opened for feature length films during our in-person Festival. Curated together exclusively for our online/on-demand Festival platform, they illuminate the diversity of Indigenous storytelling presented at this year’s Festival.

Virtual Availability:
Exploring the Treaty Relationship – Canada Only
waawiyebii’ige: She Draws a Circle – Worldwide
Cerro Saturno – Worldwide
The Lost Crystals of Jessica’s Room – North America Only
The Brylcreem Boys – Canada Only
The Original Shareholder Experience – Worldwide
Tibi – Worldwide
Diiyeghan naii Taii Tr’eedaa (We Will Walk the Trail of our Ancestors) – North America Only
Zaagidiwin – Worldwide

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Playing as part of this program

Cerro Saturno

Precedes Powerful Chief. A mountain range in fog and snow. Human absence, ancient sacred places. Traces appear...
13 min | Miguel Hilari | In person: Open Captions | Online: Closed Captions
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Diiyeghan naii Taii Tr’eedaa

Preceding Stellar. A grandfather teaches his granddaughter, a young Gwich’in mother named Alisha, how re...
6 min | Princess Daazhraii Johnson | In person: Open Captions | Online: Closed Captions
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Exploring the Treaty Relationship

Precedes Six Strings and We Are Still Here. Michelle Sylliboy (Mi’kmaw/L’nu), Leigh Gillam (settler), Jess...
6 min | Michelle Sylliboy, Antoinette Karuna, Leigh Gillam, Jessica Mensch
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The Brylcreem Boys

Precedes Broken Angel / MaaShwaKan MaNiTo. As her family watches an old 60’s musical film, Kara is surprised...
14 min | Rafer Rautjoki
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The Lost Crystals of Jessica’s Room

Precedes Seven Ridges (Weak Things). 10 year old Lisa and her cousin Jimmy play a treasure hunting game where ...
10 min | Gary Hamaguchi
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Precedes Kaatohkitopii: The Horse He Never Rode. A tipi wonders about its purpose in modern life, and shows th...
13 min | Jarret Twoyoungmen
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The Original Shareholder Experience

Precedes Imagining the Indian: The Fight Against Native American Mascoting. An Indigenous telepresenter conten...
13 min | Petyr Xyst
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waawiyebii’ige: She Draws a Circle

Precedes Bring Her Home. She Draws a Circle reflects on the work of generations of women to interrupt cycles o...
4 min | Jaime Black
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Precedes Rosie. Zaagidiwin reflects on our relationship with nature and the way in which we love one another. ...
23 min | Denise Bolduc
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