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Mohawk Girls + Boxed In – Aabiziingwashi (WideAwake)

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

FREE community screening by APTN & NFB in collaboration with Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre in Whistler

📽️ MOHAWK GIRLS by Tracey Deer ( 2005 | 1 h 2 min )
With insight, humour and compassion, Mohawk Girls director Tracey Deer takes us inside the lives of three teenagers as they tackle the same issues of identity, culture and family she faced a decade earlier. Like her, they are outspoken, honest and wise beyond their years. Deeply emotional yet unsentimental, Mohawk Girls reveals the hope, despair, heartache and promise of growing up Indigenous at the beginning of the 21st century.

📽️BOXED IN (Vistas) by Shane Belcourt (2009 | 4 min )
In this short film, a young woman of mixed ancestry struggles with an Equal Opportunity Form that requires her to respond to the dilemma: Ethnicity – Choose One.

🌟 7:00 PM screening followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Tracy Deer.


April 17
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre in Whistler
4584 Blackcomb Way
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada