The P. Lantz Initiative for Excellence in Education and the Arts presents the Second Season of the Weekly Indigenous Film Series*, presented by former Artist-in-Residence Lori Beavis, in the Faculty of Education.

Supported by the Department of Integrated Studies in Education and the Institute for Human Development and Well-Being, the series will feature documentaries and feature films by Indigenous filmmakers.

(*) The Weekly Indigenous Film Series will run every Thursday, from September 28th to November 23rd4 – 6 pm, in room EDUC 233.



Please NOTE that the Weekly Indigenous Film Series will be launched on Tuesday, September 19th, 2 – 4 pm, in room EDUC 338. As part of the Indigenous Awareness Week, DISE’s Weekly Indigenous Film Series will be screeningFinding Dawn (2006, NFB, 73 min), by director Christine Welsh.


Directed by acclaimed Métis filmmaker Christine Welsh, Finding Dawn is a compelling documentary that puts a human face to the national tragedy of MMIW.

There will also be a special screening session related to our Altar for the Day of the Dead event, on Thursday, November 2nd from 4 – 6 pm, in room EDUC 216.

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List of films:

“Hunt for the Wilderpeople” (Waititi, 2016)

Nov. 2017 – 16:00 to 18:00





A series of short films by Wapikoni Mobile

 2 Nov. 2017 – 16:00 to 18:00

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“Martha of the North”          (Lepage, 2009)

26 Oct. 2017 – 16:00 to 18:00






“No Turning Back”                                (Coyes, 1997)

19 Oct. 2017 – 16:00 to 18:00








“Rocks at Whiskey Trench”             (Obomsawin, 2000)

12 Oct. 2017 – 16:00 to 18:00





“Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance”                                             (Obomsawin, 1993)

Oct. 2017 – 16:00 to 18:00






“Mother of Many Children”             (Obomsawin, 1977)

28 Sep. 2017 – 16:00 to 18:00

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