Herland Production Workshop Screening
With the generous support from TELUS, Spring Street Films and CSIF are pleased to present a public screening of the 2016 Herland Video Production Workshop for Women. Made possible by a content programming grant from TELUS Optik™ Local, seven female filmmakers have spent the past five months working intensively with local mentors to write, produce, shoot and edit their own short film. Sharing their own diverse personal stories, these seven films will be premiering at a public screening and reception at Theatre Junction Grand on March 31st
Tickets are free, but should be reserved through the Theatre Junction Box Office
Submerged | Dir. Chantal Wall
A collision of consumerism and matrimony through the lens of puppets and dancers.
IIKAAKIIMAAT (Try Hard) | Dir. Kelli Rae Morningbull
After making a pledge to dance in a Sundance, the filmmaker struggles to re-connect with her forgotten spirituality.
Who Will Hear My Sigh? | Dir. Melanie Hudson
A woman, reflecting on her experiences as a maid after she first arrived in Canada, wonders who will bother to listen to hear story; who will hear her sigh?
IPOWAHSIN at Home | Dir. Sable Sweetgrass
A Blackfoot grandmother, and Indian Residential School Survivor, lives in the city with her grandson and passes on her language through cooking.
A Transparent Mind | Dir. Isabella Doyle
Although everyone is different, a woman discovers that everyone is human and should be treated as equals.
Citizens #IRL | Dir. Portia Yip
A student moves to a foreign city and finds herself surrounded by tech-junkies who aren't in the mood to make human connections.
Coming to Term | Dir. Renee Amber
A woman sets off on a journey to establish her career just as she learns that she is pregnant. This twist in her destiny leads her down an unexpected path.
Funded by TELUS Optik™ Local