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Four Faces of the Moon: Amanda Strong Animations

Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 4:30pm
Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre

This program includes:
Hipster Headdress (1 min, 2017),
Four Faces of the Moon (13 min, 2016)
How to Steal a Canoe (4 min, 2014)
Honey for Sale (6 min, 2009)
Mia (8 min, 2015)
Haida Raid 3 (6 min, 2014)
The Flood (4 min, 2017)
Indigo (10 min, 2014)

Amanda Strong is an Indigenous (Michif) filmmaker, media artist and stop motion artist currently based in unceded Coast Salish territory, also known as Vancouver. She studied photography and illustration at Sheridan Institute and extended those mediums into creations in media arts. Amanda’s work looks into lndigenous lineage, language and unconventional methods of storytelling.

Her films have screened across the globe, including Cannes, Toronto International Film Festival, Vancouver International Film Festival, and Ottawa International Animation Festival. In 2013, Amanda was the recipient K.M. Hunter Artist Award for Film and Video, and she received the 2016 Vancouver Mayors Arts Awards for Emerging Film and Media Artist. Most recently she was selected by renowned filmmaker Alanis Obamsawin to receive $50,000 in post-services through the Clyde Gilmour Technicolour Award. Amanda is currently developing the new short animations Wheetago War, Biidaaban (The Dawn Comes), and Flood, as well as research and development into the process of bringing her works into interactive spaces.

  • Directed by Amanda Strong
  • 2014-2017, British Columbia
  • 52 minutes
    Four Faces of the Moon: Amanda Strong Animations

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