Cross Cultural Conversations: Forum, Screenings, Talks June 4 – 10, 2016 in Nova Scotia

Cross-Cultural Conversations creates a forum to explore the experiences and challenges of working cross-culturally in film, theatre and the arts. Saskatchewan media artists Janine Windolph and Trudy Stewart will be in Nova Scotia to share their work and production process, engage with Nova Scotia media artists and visit First Nations communities.


June 4 • 2 – 5pm
Cross – Cultural Conversations in film, theatre & the arts
Forum: presentation • discussion • performance
Halifax Central Library
5440 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax, NS

Join Nova Scotia artists: Cory Bowles, Jaunita Peters, Tara Reddick, Jackie Torrens, Gordon White and Saskatchewan artists Trudy Stewart,and Janine Windolph as they explore the challenges of working cross-culturally in film, theatre and the arts.

We’koqom’a Mi’kmaw School in Waycobah Cape Breton

We’koqom’a Mi’kmaw School Video Project, Waycobah Cape Breton NS


June 6 – 9
Community Video Projects from Saskatchewan & Nova Scotia
Screening, Artist Talk, Workshops
Millbrook & We’koqma’q First Nation, NS

A presentation of short videos created collaborative with youth and the Indigenous communities of Air Ronge & Cumberland House Cree Nation in Saskatchewan and from We’koqma’q First Nation, NS.


June 10 • 7pm

Dancing the Space in Between a project of RIIS Media Project SK

Film: Dancing the Space in Between part of the RIIS (Regina Indian Industrial School) Media Project SK

RIIS from Amnesia

film: RIIS From Amnesia part of the RIIS Media Project SK

3 Films 3 Responses to Residential Schools
Screening & Discussion
Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre
2158 Gottingen St, Halifax
Saskatchewan filmmakers Janine Windolph and Trudy Stewart join Waycobah Elder Magit Poulette to present 3 films each exploring the impact of the residential schools and moving forward.

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