Spirit Emulsion

An Indigenous woman’s connection to the spirit world activates Taíno culture and presence, revealing a realm unseen. Super 8 film developed with plant medicines connect earth to cosmos as flowers portray family love and ancestral sovereignty extending into the future.


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Presented as Part Of Program 3 – Big Stars

Kicking the Clouds

This film is a reflection on descendants and ancestors, guided by a 50 year old audio recording of my grandmot...
15 min | Sky Hopinka | In person: Open Captions | Online: Closed Captions
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SŪKŪJULA TEI (Stories of My Mother)

Rosa, a wise Wayuu woman, travels to her sister Amaliata’s village for a long overdue visit. As she enters t...
7 min | David Hernández Palmar | In person: Open Captions | Online: Closed Captions
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Noongom

A short video featuring composited imagery with themes of the transitory nature of moments in time, the epheme...
2 min | Nathan Adler | English Subtitles
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Kokum, with love

This is a story about family and about love. It’s also a story about loss, healing, Indigenous identity and ...
12 min | Kim Stadfeld | Open Captions
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We are not speaking the same language

Thinking back on her only phone call with her maternal grandmother, Danika explains her connection to her Indi...
8 min | Danika St-Laurent | English Subtitles
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Nukum Mary (My grandmother Mary)

A Naskapi grandmother passes on to her Innu granddaughter her experience, knowledge and culture as well as the...
6 min | Normand Junior Tshirnish | In person: Open Captions | Online: Closed Captions
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nimosôm – my grandfather

A Cree Grandfather teaches his two 14 years old grandsons how to hunt Moose but really is teaching them about ...
6 min | Bruce Giizhig Barry | In person: Open Captions | Online: Closed Captions
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Ngaluk Waangkiny

Co-written and directed by award-winning filmmaker Poppy van Oorde-Grainger and acclaimed Noongar artist Ian W...
12 min | Poppy van Oorde-Grainger, Ian Wilkes | In person: Open Captions | Online: Closed Captions
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