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CBC Docs: Beyond Human Power + NiiSoTeWak

This screening took place on
Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 12:00pm
Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre


Beyond Human Power (Gordon Loverin, 2019, BC, 43 Min)
Canada once jailed indigenous peoples for dancing, but today new generations are finding inner balance through their dance cultures. Featuring the Yukon dance companies: Kwanlin Daghalhaan k’e dance group and the Dakhká Khwáan Dancers with DJ Dash. A CBC Absolutely Canadian film.

NiiSoTeWak: Two Bodies One Heart (Jules Koostachin, 2017, BC, 16 min)

Ten-year-old identical twin brothers discover what it means to be a twin in their Cree culture. A CBC Short docs film.

Filmmakers Gordon Loverin, Pamela Jones, dancers in Beyond Human Power, subject Asivak Koostachin and Lesley Birchard (CBC Docs) in attendance.

  • Directed by Gordon Loverin, Jules Koostachin
  • 2019, 2017, British Columbia
  • 59 minutes

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