75A Chancellors Cir
MB R3T 2N2
Please join us as part of Rising Up (risingup.online), together with the Decolonizing Lens, for a screening of “Moccasin Stories.” Free and open to all. Discussion with filmmaker Charlene Moore following the film.
When: Friday, March 15, 2019, 7:30pm
Where: IQ’s Cafe and Billiards, 3rd Floor, University Centre, University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry Campus (a map!: https://umsu.ca/businesses/iqs/; and another: http://umanitoba.ca/campus/parking/media/Parking_Map_Web.pdf. Parking is free after 4:30pm.)
About the film:
“Moccasin Stories” is a 20-minute documentary that uncovers the teachings behind moccasin making and the importance of passing on cultural traditions and creations. The audience will follow the journey of Aubrie, a young mother working to learn her traditions, and several Indigenous artists from various communities who each learn the craft of moccasin making. As Aubrie makes her first pair of moccasins, the themes of resilience, connection, and identity weave the stories together.
About the filmmaker:
Charlene Moore, a member of York Factory First Nation, grew up in downtown Winnipeg. She is passionate about storytelling and highlighting Canadian issues that affect Indigenous Peoples. She has completed two Bachelor of Arts degrees in Indigenous Studies and Film at the University of Winnipeg, and is a graduate of the New Voices program of the National Screen Institute. As a Cree, Saulteaux, and Welsh woman, Charlene creates films that focus on identity, connection, and relationships. Currently, Charlene is working on her Master of Arts in Indigenous Governance at the University of Winnipeg and is a participant of the IndigiDocs program through the National Screen Institute. As she writes her thesis on modern Indigenous matrilineal governance she is also in working in post-production on a documentary about youth who are forced to live with strangers in new cities in order to complete their secondary schooling. When the Children Left will be completed later this year.