GFF is proud to present our 3rd annual showcase of films made and curated by the local Indigenous Filmmakers Association (IFA). This made-in-Manitoba short film program is part of GFF’s Indigenous Film Series, sponsored generously by Eagle Vision, Manitoba’s Indigenous-owned film and television production company!
The Indigenous Filmmaker’s Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to the inclusion of the Indigenous experience in film, promoting societal dialogue, the empowerment of Indigenous filmmakers and public accessibility to our stories.
dir. Justina Neepin | 1 m
What do babies dream of when they nap?
A young mixed-race teen trying to find her identity in the 21st century.
Tamara invites her younger sister, Robin, to stay with her in the city. Robin, hesitant to leave the Rez, decides she misses her sister and wants to spend time with her. They spend a great week together, but soon Robin finds herself alone in the city.
Two co-workers find a mannequin in their basement.
Paula is ready to donate blood for the first time, but when she encounters a group of vampires who want more blood than she’s willing to donate, she’s in for a fight. Made as part of the WIHM Annual Blood drive.
Vera, expecting to leave the country with her lover Mike, arrives at their meeting spot only to find Mike dead and his ex-wife, Katherine, waiting for her.
No Luck Required
dir. Amanda Kindzierski | 4 m
A woman investigates an underground gambling ring and becomes enthralled by a world of competitive luck.
A young boy discovers that he is a lot stronger than he thought.
A young man takes a break from work, skateboarding along to see his favourite Winnipeg murals.
Danny Dangerz returns to search for the legendary Bigfoot.