FIVE SHORT FILMS
By GRETA CHEECHOO
Is about a young man who struggles with drug addiction, when tragedy strikes because of his addiction, he rethinks his choices.
By JOSHUA MARK YESNO
Trapped has three people who are trapped on a nighttime road trip when an unexpected
NEVER BEEN KISSED
By GINA SIMON
A broken-hearted woman, with the help of her friend, overcomes broken-heartedness.
By MATTHEW MANITOWABI
Clint Thunderchild a street-smart charismatic hustler with turrets syndrome. Has finally found the light at the end of the tunnel. The lights at the end of the tunnel turn into an oncoming train when shots are fired.
Weengushk Film Institute (WFI)
A non-profit, artist-focused film and television-training centre, dedicated to unlocking the creative potential of Indigenous youth. While celebrating and sharing their voices, these emerging Indigenous artists learn market leading and life skills, as they begin their path towards inspired and sustainable futures. Through an understanding of tradition, culture and identity, WFI envisions the collection, preservation and representation of new creative voices. The development and recognition of Indigenous youth, at WFI, support the important contribution of Indigenous stories to the Canadian art landscape. WFI is the first program of it’s kind to be accredited by a Canadian University, and proud of their partnership with Brock University.
Currently serving as Board Chair for Weengushk Film Institute and is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication, Popular Culture and Film at Brock University. He received his MA and PhD from the University of East Anglia. His research focuses on issues of identity and representation in popular culture. His publications address issues, including YouTube and youth identity, queer cinema, British cinema, soundtracks, and Canadian media and popular culture. He is co-editor of a forthcoming volume on comic book adaptations.