CONNECTED by WATER
Many Indigenous peoples have deep relationships with water. These short stories are reminders of the interconnected nature of all beings.
Various filmmakers expected to attend.
- Running Time: 89 min.
AikāneUSA | 2023 | 14 min. | Daniel Sousa, Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson
After falling into a mysterious underwater world, a warrior is saved by an octopus who transforms into a handsome man.
Daughter of the SeaPuerto Rico | 2022 | 19 min. | Alexis C. Garcia (Boricua)
A young Boricua woman experiences a spiritual awakening when she is called by Yemaya, the Orisha Goddess of the Sea.
Meneath: The Hidden Island of EthicsCanada | 2021 | 19 min. | Terril Calder (Métis)
This stop-motion is a deep dive into the innate contrast between the Seven Deadly Sins and the Seven Sacred Teachings.
TinyCanada | 2022 | 17 min. | Ritchie Hemphill (Gwa’sala’Nakwaxda’xw), Ryan Haché
This dreamlike stop-motion is about a young girl’s experience growing up on a West Coast float house.
Tuhaymani'chi Pal Waniqa (The Water Flows Always)USA | 2023 | 20 min. | Nils Cowan, Gina Milanovich (Cahuilla, Cupeño)
Water and culture bring together this father and daughter as they fight to protect their homelands.