Vancouver International Film Center, 1181 Seymour Street Vancouver, British Columbia  
Feb 23, 2018 | 1:00 pm
Paid admission screening

The Road Forward (2017 | 101 min), by Marie Clements

The Road Forward, a musical documentary by Marie Clements, connects a pivotal moment in Canada’s civil rights history—the beginnings of Indian Nationalism in the 1930s—with the powerful momentum of First Nations activism today. The Road Forward’s stunningly shot musical sequences, performed by an ensemble of some of Canada’s finest vocalists and musicians, seamlessly connect past and present with soaring vocals, blues, rock, and traditional beats. A rousing tribute to the fighters for First Nations rights, a soul-resounding historical experience, and a visceral call to action.

Watch the trailer here.

The Mountain of SGaana (2017 | 10 min), by Christopher Auchter

The Mountain of SGaana spins a magical tale of a young man who is stolen away to the spirit world, and the young woman who rescues him.

Reel Reservations Film Festival. More information here.

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