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Urban Native Girl

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ABOUT Urban Native Girl is a 13-part half-hour POV documentary series for APTN that will make it’s broadcast premiere in June 2016 (exact schedule details to come). After series co-creators Lisa Charleyboy and Shane Belcourt pitch the series at the Banff World Media Festival in 2012, they went on to a development deal with APTN, [...]

Kaha:wi – The Cycle of Life

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About This 2016 CSA-Nominated and 2015 CSC Award-Winning one-hour performance arts documentary, is a stunning journey into Iroquoian teachings on love, life, community, and spirit, as expressed through dance (both traditional and modern). Kaha:wi - The Cycle of Life was an original dance show created by award-winning Mohawk dancer and choreographer Santee Smith that was [...]

Tkaronto

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About In 2007 The Breath's debut feature film, Tkaronto, made it's world premiere at the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival in Toronto, Canada. As the Closing Night film it played to a sold out audience and quickly was sold to Kinosmith for distribution. Shortly thereafter it toured various films festivals picking up Directing Awards and [...]

Keeping Quiet

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About From time to time at The Breath, Shane and Jordan will lament that too many projects and productions are tied up in various stages of pre-production and financing. And that’s a real part of the filmmaking cycle. In the lulls, there are short ideas that pop up and are written onto the corners of [...]