2017 Dawson City Film Festival Film Fest program - Page 24

SATURDAY , APRIL 15 , 7PM

TRACES DU FUTUR Peter Mettler , Ontario , 3m , documentary Filmmakers that were selected at Visions du Réel in the past twenty editions celebrate the Festival ’ s anniversary by each making a short movie in which they expose their view of the future . This is Peter Mettler ’ s take .
THE GRANDFATHER DRUM Michelle Derosier , Ontario , 11m , animation This unique animation follows the story of Naamowin ’ s drum , a drum revered for its healing powers by the Anishinabek of the upper Berens River . Upon the death of his grandson , Naamowin builds a healing drum given to him in a dream that can restore life . However , Christianity and government have other plans that disrupt the delicate balance between the sky-world and the underworld .
NO CULTURAL VALUE : THE ARTWORK OF ARMAND LEMIEZ Mike Maryniuk , Manitoba , 19m , documentary A Manitoba folk painter and sculptor tried unsuccessfully for nearly 10 years to will his land , sculptures and 500 paintings to the province of Manitoba . Folk and outsider art is universally celebrated ….. except in Manitoba , where it is considered disposable , or in the case of Armand Lemiez and the assessment by the provincial Minister of Culture “ to have no cultural value ”.
TRACKING SASQUATCH ( FIELD REPORT # 4 ) Christina Battle , Ontario , 4m , experimental A search for the elusive Sasquatch . The fourth chapter in an ongoing series . “ The more a thing deviates from the known , the better the proof of its existence must be .” With text generated , sourced and scoured from various articles and essays found on the internet .
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SATURDAY, APRIL 15, 7 PM TRACES DU FUTUR Peter Mettler, Ontario, 3m, documentary Filmmakers that were selected at Visions du Réel in the past twenty editions celebrate the Festival’s anniversary by each making a short movie in which they expose their view of the future. This is Peter Mettler’s take. THE GRANDFATHER DRUM Michelle Derosier, Ontario, 11m, animation This unique animation follows the story of Naamowin’s drum, a drum revered for its healing powers by the Anishinabek of the upper Berens River. Upon the death of his grandson, Naamowin builds a healing drum given to him in a dream that can restore life. However, Christianity and government have other plans that disrupt the delicate balance between the sky-world and the underworld. NO CULTURAL VALUE: THE ARTWORK OF ARMAND LEMIEZ Mike Maryniuk, Manitoba, 19m, documentary A Manitoba folk painter and sculptor tried unsuccessfully for nearly 10 years to will his land, sculptures and 500 paintings to the province of Manitoba. Folk and outsider art is universally celebrated …..except in Manitoba, where it is considered disposable, or in the case of Armand Lem 聅ѡ͕͵Ёѡɽ٥)5ѕȁ ձɔqѼٔձɅم՗t)QI -%9MMEUQ %1IA=IPФ) ɥѥ ѱ=хɥѴɥх)͕ɍȁѡͥٔMՅэQѠѕȁ)͕ɥ̸qQɔѡ٥ѕ́ɽѡݸѡѕȁѡ)ɽ́ѕЁt]ѠѕЁɅѕͽɍ)͍ɕɽمɥ́ѥ́́ͅչѡѕɹи(