Red Snow

Red Snow

  • 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
  • - 1 h 40 m

Dylan, a Gwich’in soldier from the Canadian Arctic, is caught in an ambush in Kandahar, Afghanistan. His capture and interrogation by a Taliban Commander releases a cache of memories connected to the love and death of his Inuit cousin, Asana, and binds him closer to a Pashtun family as they escape across treacherous landscapes and through a blizzard that becomes their key to survival.

Screening Information

9 pm
Friday 25 September 2020
The Civic Theatre

TRAILER: Red Snow
  • Language English
  • Indigenous Nation Metis/Dene
  • Country Canada
  • Director Marie Clements
  • Director Bio "Marie has ignited her brand of artistry within a variety of mediums including film, TV, radio, and live performance. Her latest project, the feature drama Red Snow has won Most Popular Canadian Feature Film at the Vancouver International Film Festival, Best Canadian Feature Film at the Edmonton International Film Festival; earned nominations for Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Film, and won the Best Director of a Feature at the 2019 American Indian Film Festival (AIFF) in San Francisco and Best Achievement in Film from the L.A. Skins Festival in Los Angeles. Red Snow has recently been nominated for 10 Leo Awards and her feature music documentary, The Road Forward, produced by the NFB premiered at Hot Docs, opened the 2017 DOXA Documentary Film Festival, closed the 2018 ImagineNATIVE Film Festival, receiving five Leo Awards including Best Production, Best Director, and Best Screenwriter. The Road Forward has screened at over 300 venues in North America also receiving a Best Director Award at the AIFF, as well as, a Writer’s Guild Nomination for Best Documentary Screenplay in 2018,. A 2019 Telefilm Canada Birks Diamond Tribute to Women In Film recipient, Marie was also nominated for a DGC Best Director Award for her work on Red Snow. She received the WFF Women on Top Award and WIFTTV Spotlight Impact Award 2018. Her documentary Looking at Edward Curtis premiered at DOXA and The Yorkton Film Festival with four nominations for Best Documentary and premiered on Knowledge Network last summer 2018. Her multi-award-winning films have screened at Cannes, TIFF, MOMA, VIFF, Whistler Film Festival, American Indian Film Festival and ImagineNATIVE Film Festival. Her play The Unnatural and Accidental Women opened the first national Indigenous theatre at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa this fall, and her opera Missing toured nationally both to critical acclaim. Marie’s fifteen plays have been presented on some of the most prestigious stages for Canadian and international work garnering numerous awards and publications including the 2004 Canada- Japan Literary Award, and two prestigious Governor General’s Literary Award nominations. MCM is an independent media production company owned and operated by Clements specializing in the development, creation and production of innovative works of media that explore an Indigenous and intercultural reality."
  • Premiere New Zealand Premiere
  • Awards "WIDC Feature Film Award WIDC Feature Film Award, Best Canadian Feature, Most Popular Canadian Feature, Best Director, Achievement in Film"