Indigenous Filmmakers Recognised In Canadian Screen Award Nominations
Caroline Monnet (Algonquin) and Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers (Blackfoot/Sami) have both been nominated for Canadian Screen Awards for their respective works, Roberta and Bihttoš.
Roberta and Bihttoš were commissioned by imagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival and produced by Danis Goulet in 2014 as part of The Embargo Collective II. These films premiered in October 2014 alongside Alethea Arnaquq-Baril’s Aviliaq, Zoe Leigh Hopkins Skyworld and Lisa Jackson’s Intemperance. Māoriland Film Festival audiences may remember these films from our 2015 festival programme.
Caroline Monnet’s Roberta is nominated for Best Live Action Short Drama.
Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers’ Rebel | Bihttoš is nominated for Best Short Documentary.
Congratulations to Caroline Monnet and Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers!
The full list of Canadian Screen Award Nominations are available here.