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Occurs on Tuesday February 13 2024

Approximate running time: 1 hour and 1 minutes

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Yukon Arts Centre Mainstage
300 University Drive
Whitehorse YT Y1A 5X9

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12:00pm - ALFF Short Works: Indigenous Languages

Datrin: Raven DIR. DOUGLAS JOE, 2024, YUKON | 5 MIN | Narrative

Datrin: Raven is a fictional story that imagines a world where only one fluent speaker of the Gwitch’n language remains. The short film depicts a morning in her life, her reality, and her hope for the future.

Canoe Connections DIR. REEVA BILLY, 2023, CA | 7 MIN

For the Canoe Cultures program in Vancouver Canada, an Indigenous-lead non-profit carving centre, Mike Billy Sr. and Jr. are an example of the transference of knowledge from one generation of Squamish Nation War Canoe builder to the next. In this short film they both share their experiences of passing and receiving the torch and the future they imagine that keeping this legacy alive can bring.

Voices of Thunder DIR. JAMES QITSUALIK, WILLIAM AGLUKKAG, SASKIA DE WILDT, 2023, NUNAVUT | 15 MIN

A community-created animated graphic documentary, in which Inuit hunters and elders from the community of Gjoa Haven share how they have been impacted by polar bear management policies in their region over the past two decades.

Irninnu Unikaara DIR. IPEELIE OOTOOVA, 2022, NUNAVUT | 12 MIN

A young Inuk finds out that his girlfriend is pregnant, which triggers old trauma and leads him to go caribou hunting.

Mi’kma’ki: Gwitna’q (Land of the Mi'kmaw: Travel by Canoe) DIR. WENDELL G. COLLIE, 2022, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR | 22 MIN

For the Mi’Kmaq community of Miawpukek First Nation, reviving the tradition of Birch Bark Canoe building becomes a way to connect with the past and ensure cultural survival

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