For immediate release
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Montréal, September 25, 2018 – This fall, Montrealers will be the first to discover a selection of short films directed by emerging Indigenous filmmakers. Wapikoni Mobile will launch its 2018 collection of films created by young First Nation and Inuit filmmakers. Held at Cinéma Imperial during the Festival du nouveau cinéma, this launch will showcase original works made in eight Indigenous communities across Canada.
“Again this year, emerging Indigenous filmmakers have produced remarkable, powerful and inspiring works.
Using art and cultural expression to foster social and society changes, I am proud of Wapikoni’s contribution
to the exposure of a leadership born out of identity pride and artistic creation. I hope that many will join us…
stated Wapikoni’s Executive Director Odile Joannette.
2018 Shorts: Wapikoni Mobile’s 14th Edition
Prizes to be Awarded
Again this year, we will celebrate young Indigenous points of views. The evening will culminate with the Bell Media Audience Award that allows the audience to vote for their favourite short. Join in and get a first look at the cultures and talents of emerging Indigenous filmmakers. The Prix de
Advanced tickets are on sale online through the Festival du nouveau cinéma’s box office. Profits will serve to fund Wapikoni’s upcoming training and creation workshops dedicated to Indigenous youth in communities across Canada.
514-790-1111 et 1-866-908-9090
Ticket price: $14 (single price)
Wapikoni Mobile & Musique Nomade Party
Wednesday, October 10,
Agora Hydro-Québec, Cœur des sciences de l’UQAM
175 Président-Kennedy Avenue