National Film Board Of Canada Launches Indigenous Cinema

Indigenous films and productions have become easier to access. The National Film Board of Canada or NFB has launched Indigenous Cinema to allow films by Indigenous filmmakers to be streamed online.

A press release from the National Film Board of Canada says, Indigenous Cinema is part of a three-year initiative to create a more inclusive space for Indigenous filmmakers and audiences.

In addition, the NFB has made a committment to adhere to Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Some of the films on the website include Marie Burke’s film Spirit Doctors and Raymond Yakeleya’s film- Last Mooseskin Boat.

Currently, more than 200 films produced by Indigenous directors are on the NFB website.

 

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