Connected By Water

89 min.

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.

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USA | 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.

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Daughter of the Sea

Puerto 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.

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Meneath: The Hidden Island of Ethics

Canada | 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.

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Canada | 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.

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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.

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