Indigenous Filmmakers Association Short Films

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!

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Nap TimeNap Time
dir. Justina Neepin | 1 min.

What do babies dream of when they nap?





Still image from Nappy_Hair_Eagle_FeatherNappy Hair & an Eagle Feather
dir. Adeline Bird | 5 min.

A young mixed-race teen trying to find her identity in the 21st century.





Still image from Missing YouMissing You
dir. Sarah Simpson-Yellowquill | 5 min.

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.



Still Image from The MannequinThe Mannequin
dir. Ka Ni Kanichihk Youth Film | 4 min.

2 co-workers find a mannequin in their basement.





Still image from Blood BusBlood Bus
dir. Marilyn Thomas | 6 min.

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.




Still Image from Never Trust A StiffNever Trust A Stiff
dir. Roger Boyer | 8 min.

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 min.

A woman investigates an underground gambling ring and becomes enthralled by a world of competitive luck.



Still image from BecomingBecoming
dir. Charlene Moore | 4 min.

A young boy discovers that he is a lot stronger than he thought.





Still Image from Skate BreakSkate Break
dir. Peatr Thomas | 5 min.

A young man takes a break from work, skateboarding along to see his favourite Winnipeg murals.





Still image from Fright Scare Subscribe 2Fright, Scare, Subscribe Ep 2
dir. Cody Blacksmith

Danny Dangerz returns to search for the legendary Bigfoot.