OshKiKiShiKaw: A New Day

OshKiKiShiKaw: A New Day

  • 2019 -
  • Bingo Captioned Charter Docos Under The Skin Documentary Drama For My Fathers Kingdom Fukry Huahua Impact Kia Manawanui Long Time No Sea MFF2020 MRFF NATIVE Slam V Nga Matauranga Nga Putake Nga Raurekau Patutiki Sembradoras de Vida Short Documentary Short Drama Shorts Wairua Shorts Whakapapa Whanau Whenua
  • - 25 m 10 s

12-year-old twins cut their hair for the very first time in a Cree coming-of-age ceremony.

Screening Information
Kia Manawanui

2 pm
Friday 25 September 2020
Māoriland Hub

  • Language English
  • Indigenous Nation Cree, Attawapiskat First Nation
  • Country Canada
  • Director Jules Arita Koostachin
  • Director Bio Born in Moose Factory, Ontario, Jules was raised in Moosonee by her Cree-speaking grandparents and in Ottawa, with her mother — a warrior of the Canadian Residential school system. Jules is a band member of Attawapiskat First Nation, the ancestral lands of the MoshKeKo InNiNeWak. She currently resides in Vancouver, where she is a PhD candidate with the Institute of Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice at the University of British Columbia. Her research focus is Indigenous documentary. In 2010, Jules completed her masters at Ryerson University in Documentary Media; she was awarded the Award of Distinction for her thesis work, as well as the Graduate Ryerson Gold Medal for highest academic achievement. While in graduate school, she produced her first feature documentary film Remembering Inninimowin, regarding her journey of remembering Cree.
  • Premiere Status New Zealand Premiere
  • Awards Doxa Film Festival Vancouver May 2, 2019 Worldwide Canada