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Film Feels Connected: Indigenous Peoples Day

Sun 09 Aug 2020





Film Feels Connected: Indigenous Peoples Day


Exeter Phoenix may be temporarily closed, but we’re not going to let that get in the way of bringing arts and culture to Exeter. Welcome to Front Room Phoenix – our way of beaming online creative activity straight to your sofa! We have teamed up with Reclaim The Frame to bring you an exciting film event. 

Film Feels Connected: Indigenous Peoples Day

On UN’s International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, join Dr. Stephanie Pratt (Dakota Nation) for an all Indigenous female filmmaker panel where they’ll be discussing their work and more:

  • Jules Koostachin (Cree, Attawapiskat First Nation) director of PLACEnta and OshKiKiShiKaw
  • Beth Castle (descendent Pekowi band, Shawnee) director of WARRIOR WOMAN
  • Marcella Gilbert (Lakota/Dakota), one of the WARRIOR WOMEN and daughter of Madonna Thunder Hawk
  • Plus spoken word/song from Zena Edwards.

This event is part of Film Feels Connected, a UK-wide cinema season, supported by the National Lottery and BFI Film Audience Network. Explore all films and events at

How To Watch

The event will be streamed live to Facebook Live & YouTube, and will available at these thinks thereafter:

Tweed, director of Native Spirit Film Festival, the first and only festival in the UK to be dedicated to Indigenous cinema arts has curated a list of films, from Indigenous female filmmakers from the US and Canada. See the selected films here (all available to watch in the UK for free or On Demand). 

Find out more about this event on Reclaim The Frame’s website here >>

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