Tlicho Author Richard VanCamp is excited for the world premiere of his second book “Three Feathers,” which has been adapted into a multi-lingual film.
VanCamp announced on CKLB radio’s Writer Wednesday that “Three Feathers” the Movie, will premiere at the Available Light Film Festival in Whitehorse on February 2nd.
The Three feathers is a graphic novel, based across the South Slave region of the Northwest Territories where VanCamp grew up.
He will also be the opening keynote speaker at Yukon’s major film festival next month, where he will discuss how the Three Feathers broke languague barriers being filmed and produced in four different languages: Bushie Cree, Chipweyan, South Slavey, and English.
#ThreeFeathers the Movie will have it's world premiere @alffyukon in February with Tlicho author @richardvancamp moderating a discussion about adapting his graphic novel into this multilingual movie experience. #NWTFilm #CKLBhttps://t.co/No5ufthPpv pic.twitter.com/72Xhvqub5e
— Josh Campbell (@Splash_Campbell) January 23, 2019
VanCamp has screened the English version of the film for some classes in BC, and his hometown of Fort Smith. He adds he is super excited for the Indigenous language premieres to happen especially during this International Year of Indigenous Languages.