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Reel Insights brings you in-depth documentaries from around the globe. See the triumphs, losses, and experience the passions of Indigenous peoples, as told by Aboriginal filmmakers.

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February 2017

Jim Brady: In the Footsteps of the Métis Leader

February 27
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Church at St. Paul des Metis

He was a prospector and Métis leader who disappeared in the Foster Lakes area in June of 1967. This documentary explores and celebrates the life of James Patrick Brady, one of Western Canada’s most intriguing and influential Métis political leaders and activists. Jim Brady's Disappearance Jim Brady's Step-daughter

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March 2017

Sex, Spirit, Strength

March 2
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Once on March 5, 2017,
and Once on March 6, 2017
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Sex Spirit Strength follows Michael and Jack, two brave young Indigenous men, as they shed the stigma and shame associated with their sexual health and gender identity in order to make a positive difference in their communities. Click for more

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Sex, Spirit, Strength

March 5
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Once on March 5, 2017,
and Once on March 6, 2017
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Sex Spirit Strength follows Michael and Jack, two brave young Indigenous men, as they shed the stigma and shame associated with their sexual health and gender identity in order to make a positive difference in their communities. Click for more

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Sex, Spirit, Strength

March 6
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Sex Spirit Strength follows Michael and Jack, two brave young Indigenous men, as they shed the stigma and shame associated with their sexual health and gender identity in order to make a positive difference in their communities. Click for more

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A Right To Eat

March 9
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Once on March 12, 2017,
and Once on March 13, 2017
Right To Eat

Many isolated Northern communities suffer food insecurity; meaning less is being eaten by individuals than what is needed. In some cases, many children are going to bed with growling tummies. With the cost of food in local grocery stores sky-rocketing, there is limited access to healthy foods. In A Right To Eat, filmmakers head North to explore the challenges and price of nutritional meals.

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A Right To Eat

March 12
|Recurring Title (See all)
Once on March 12, 2017,
and Once on March 13, 2017
Right To Eat

Many isolated Northern communities suffer food insecurity; meaning less is being eaten by individuals than what is needed. In some cases, many children are going to bed with growling tummies. With the cost of food in local grocery stores sky-rocketing, there is limited access to healthy foods. In A Right To Eat, filmmakers head North to explore the challenges and price of nutritional meals.

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A Right To Eat

March 13
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Right To Eat

Many isolated Northern communities suffer food insecurity; meaning less is being eaten by individuals than what is needed. In some cases, many children are going to bed with growling tummies. With the cost of food in local grocery stores sky-rocketing, there is limited access to healthy foods. In A Right To Eat, filmmakers head North to explore the challenges and price of nutritional meals.

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Our Grandfather’s Footprints

March 16
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Once on March 19, 2017,
and Once on March 20, 2017
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Our Grandfather’s Footprints Filmmaker, Michael Bourquin, and his cousins follow their aging grandfather Loveman Nole as he passes down stories of living off the land, teaches essential skills, and the importance of connecting with the land. Loveman stresses the importance of family, and the need to retain traditional knowledge and culture. Our Grandfather's Footprints is a heartfelt documentary that shares and inspires.

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Our Grandfather’s Footprints

March 19
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Once on March 19, 2017,
and Once on March 20, 2017
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Our Grandfather’s Footprints Filmmaker, Michael Bourquin, and his cousins follow their aging grandfather Loveman Nole as he passes down stories of living off the land, teaches essential skills, and the importance of connecting with the land. Loveman stresses the importance of family, and the need to retain traditional knowledge and culture. Our Grandfather's Footprints is a heartfelt documentary that shares and inspires.

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Our Grandfather’s Footprints

March 20
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Grandfather resize

Our Grandfather’s Footprints Filmmaker, Michael Bourquin, and his cousins follow their aging grandfather Loveman Nole as he passes down stories of living off the land, teaches essential skills, and the importance of connecting with the land. Loveman stresses the importance of family, and the need to retain traditional knowledge and culture. Our Grandfather's Footprints is a heartfelt documentary that shares and inspires.

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February 9th, 2017

Potlatch Keepers

"Potlatch Keepers" is a journey of self discovery and cultural awakening. Community Elders have asked youth to return home from the cities in an effort to help preserve their fading cultural keystone, the Potlatch. An aboriginal filmmaker shares her personal story as she returns to her BC community to answer the call. DSC_9349 resize DSC_9181 resize DSC_9192 resize DSC_9213 resize

February 2nd, 2017

HELEN HAIG-BROWN'S LEGACY

The lasting effects of residential school survivors are apparent virtually across the country. In the touching documentary, Legacy, Helen Haig-Brown explores the often tenuous relationship between a mother and daughter, taking us through a journey of healing the lasting effects of abandonment, mistrust and self worth. Helen Haig-Brown 2 _Resolution_ small) _

REEL INSIGHTS

Reel Insights brings you in-depth documentaries from around the globe. See the triumphs, losses, and experience the passions of Indigenous peoples, as told by Aboriginal filmmakers.

February 9th, 2017

Potlatch Keepers

"Potlatch Keepers" is a journey of self discovery and cultural awakening. Community Elders have asked youth to return home from the cities in an effort to help preserve their fading cultural keystone, the Potlatch. An aboriginal filmmaker shares her personal story as she returns to her BC community to answer the call. DSC_9349 resize DSC_9181 resize DSC_9192 resize DSC_9213 resize

February 2nd, 2017

HELEN HAIG-BROWN'S LEGACY

The lasting effects of residential school survivors are apparent virtually across the country. In the touching documentary, Legacy, Helen Haig-Brown explores the often tenuous relationship between a mother and daughter, taking us through a journey of healing the lasting effects of abandonment, mistrust and self worth. Helen Haig-Brown 2 _Resolution_ small) _