Short Film Program 10: Long Line Of Ladies

Coming of age, uplifting the inherent divine connection to land, and falling back on ancestral knowledge. A Long Line of Ladies captures the strength of women upholding generational power and breaking cycles. Films included: Nisihkason Lex, Mother (EADNI), Whirlflow, Gabriela, Metal Belt, Long Line of Ladies, and Our Grandmother The Inlet.

Co-presented by Native Women in the Arts.


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Presented in Multiple Parts

Nisihkason Lex

Alexa navigates the world around her as a young Indigenous woman. Through her Digital Voice project, she creat...
14 min | Kaayla Whachell | Canada | World Premiere | English
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Mother (EADNI)

With captivating animation that skews the lines between reality and imagination, Mother (EADNI) is a retelling...
7 min | Liselotte Wajstedt | Sweden | Sámi, English
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A spoken word poetry piece that flows from darkness to light, signalling a breakthrough from the cycles that w...
5 min | Kathleen Mantel | New Zealand | International Premiere | English
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A coming of age story about a young, undocumented Guatemalan woman at odds between her socio-economic status a...
16 min | Evelyn Lorena | USA | International Premiere | Kaqchikel, English, Spanish
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Metal Belt

With the help of a sister, a Navajo woman escapes New Mexican militia slave traders to find her way back home....
14 min | Blackhorse Lowe | USA | Canadian Premiere | Diné Bizaad (Navajo), and Spanish. (There are English subtitles.)
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Long Line of Ladies

A young girl coming into her womanhood is embraced by her family and empowered to continue the Flower Dance Ce...
20 min | Shaandiin Tome, Rayka Zehtabchi | USA | Ontario Premiere | English
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Our Grandmother The Inlet

An ancestral connection and love for the water runs deep between a grandmother and granddaughter, sustaining t...
9 min | Kayah George, Jaime Leigh Gianopoulos | Canada | Ontario Premiere | English
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