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Wednesdays at 9:00 pm
Feature-length documentaries that share the triumphs, losses, and passions of Indigenous Peoples, as told by Indigenous filmmakers, giving a glimpse into their lives as they have lived them.
March 8, 2023
The near-mythic yet historic figure of Cowichan Chief Tzouhalem is explored including his impact on the relationship between the Crown and First Nations, and how his legend remains alive, examining critically how his story has been passed down to us.
Shut Up and Say Something
March 15, 2023
“Shut Up and Say Something” follows acclaimed spoken word poet Shane Koyczan on an emotional road trip to reconnect with his estranged father. Koyczan offers us an intimate look at how a master wordsmith mines the scars of his past for truth and acceptance.
My Indian Names
March 22, 2023
“My Indian Name” is a documentary that looks at the experiences of Indigenous Peoples who have been stripped of their traditional names. Today, Indigenous Peoples are resisting this assimilative practice and reclaiming the basic right to their original names.
NSI Indigidocs 2021
March 22, 2023
“The NSI IndigiDocs 2021 shows the breadth and talent of emerging Canadian filmmakers from across Canada. This documentary special features three short films.
Searching for Sugar Man
March 29, 2023
Two devoted fans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, American singer-songwriter Rodriguez.
Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World
April 5, 2023
Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World” is a feature documentary about the role of Native Americans in popular music history.