2017 Dawson City Film Festival Film Fest program - Page 21

FIRST EYES SRORRIM Wayne Wapeemukwa , BC, 15m, documnetary Three Downtown East Side residents have the chance to lose—and perhaps rediscover—themselves in their most intimate fantasies. THE LEAGUE Jenna Neepin, Manitoba, 10m, documentary The Aboriginal Mixed Curling League and Bonspiel have been around for over 20 years. Norman Meade, the league founder and organizer shares his story of how the league began and hopes that the next generation of curlers will continue to keep the league and sport alive. TSHIUETIN Caroline Monnet, 11m, Quebec, documentary Carving its way through the beautiful landscape of western Labrador and northeastern Quebec is the Tshiuetin rail line. The only railway in Canada owned by Indigenous people, the Tshiuetin is a lifeline for the people who call this land home and a source of pride for all who ride this historic line. KABLUNÂT Greg Gear, Quebec, 11m, experimental With rare archival images and collage, this is an early Inuit story of how one young girl’s quest for independence leads to an unlikely union and the creation of the Kablunat, the white people. 21