Films

The Grandfather Drum

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Animation (2015 – in post) This unique animation follows the true story of Naamowin’s drum, a drum revered for it’s healing powers by the Anishinabek of the upper Barrens River.  […]

Angelique’s Isle (in development)

Angelique's Isle

Adapted for the screen from the novella Angelique Abandoned by author James R. Stevens, Angelique’s Isle is a feature film in development along with co-producers Circle Blue Films.  Development is […]

Return To Manomin

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Documentary (2011), 72 min., HD

Realizing they are only a few years away from the complete loss of an ancient tradition, four generations of a family struggle to return to their traditional wild rice (Manomin) lake.

The Life You Want

The Life You Want

This film has recently featured in articles in the Ottawa Citizen, The Vancouver Sun, Canada.com, Montreal Gazette and coast-to-coast on CBC Radio One’s “The Current” (part 2). Documentary (2011), 34 […]

Emerging From the Rubble

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Documentary (in post), 14min., HD

A unique artistic movement has established itself in the strangest place, a massive rubble pile leftover from the demolition of an old grain elevator located along the harbour front in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Eagle vs. Sparrow

Eagle (David Adams) on his way to school.

Comedy, 8 min., HD

An Anishinabek legend translated to film by youth artists working with mentoring filmmakers, Eagle vs. Sparrow is about the traditional grandfather teaching of ‘humility’.

The Healing Lens

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Documentary (2009), 46min., HD

Sometimes art imitates life, and when it does, it can be very therapeutic. Four Anishinabek (Ojibway) youth actors are forever changed as they discover striking parallels between the fictional characters they play and their own lives.

To My Son In Spain: Finnish Canadians in the Spanish Civil War

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Documentary (2009), 42 min., DVCam

This documentary features the story of Jules Paivio and 1700 other Canadians who volunteered to fight alongside the Spanish people against a fascist coup d’etat in 1936-37.

Seeking Bimaadiziiwin

Seeking Bimaadiziiwin

Drama (2007) 32 min., Super 16mm

Reserve life, family problems and the death of a close friend push Kaitlyn into a deep depression. Following a suicide attempt and a lengthy hospital stay in a strange city, she finds herself in group therapy with three other Anishinawbe youth.