BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT NOMINEE
November 13, 2018 | Laemmle Music Hall | 7:00pm – 8:30pm | WOMENS’ PROGRAM TWO
In an extraordinary display of resilience, a group of Elders out on the land address the importance of Indigenous knowledge. These residential school Survivors shine a light on a future where this traditional knowledge system may be called upon to assist humanity. Filmed in the fields and forests of First Nations lands across Saskatchewan, Waniska was envisioned and directed by the Elder’s Circle of the First Nations University of Canada with participation from students. Waniska means ‘to awaken’ in Cree.
Run time: 25 mins.
Directors: Margaret Reynolds, Rose Bird, Florence Allen, Mary Lee, Preston Gardypie, Willie Ermine
Producer: Andrée Cazabon
*WHAT: * Film Program | WOMENS’ PROGRAM TWO
*WHERE:* Laemmle Music Hall | 9036 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
*WHEN:* November 13, 2018
5:30pm – Media Check-In
6:00pm – Red Carpet Arrivals; Interviews
7:00pm to 8:30pm – Screening | Q & A following screening