The National Film Board of Canadaproudly presents The Road ForwardWritten and directed by Marie Clements Watch now on NFB.ca and NFB YouTube The Road Forward is an electrifying musical documentary that connects a pivotal moment in Canada’s civil rights history—the beginnings of Indian Nationalism in the 1930s—with the powerful momentum of First Nations activism today. Interviews and musical sequences...
After six days of film screenings and events, the Vancouver International Women in Film Festival (VIWFF) wrapped with an Awards Gala on March 8th , International Women’s Day. The festival was pleased to announce the following awards for Red Snow and writer/director Marie Clements. The CFA Award for Best Screenplay The DGC BC Award for...
This past week, Red Snow played on opening night of Available Lights Film Festival. The screening, taking place on Jan. 31, 2020, in Whitehorse was attended by director Marie Clements as well as a great crowd! CBC covered a story about the festival which mentions Red Snow and a quote from Marie. It talks about...
Our beautiful and talented Mozhdah Jamalzadah, who plays ‘Khatira’ in Red Snow was featured on The Guardian today. The article goes into Mozhdah’s life leading up to her new book Voice of Rebellion and her role in the film Red Snow. She returned to Canada wanting to give up. “I was like ‘it’s over. How...
The cast and crew, together for our big night! The night finally arrived that we have all been anxiously waiting for – our World Premiere at the 38th annual Vancouver International Film Festival. Screening at the Vancouver Playhouse theatre to a full house, the evening was an absolute success and tribute to all the hard...
Red Snow Feature – North Shore News
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Dylan – Asivak Koostachin
The role of Dylan Nadazeau, a Gwich’in soldier from Canada’s Arctic is Asivak’s first starring role in a feature film. Born in Ottawa in 1994, his family moved to Toronto in 1996 where he grew up and started acting lessons with the Young People’s Theatre. At 12 he landed his first role in a national...
Asana – Miika Whiskeyjack
Miika plays the role of Asana, Dylan’s first love. Miika Whiskeyjack is a Cree young woman from the Saddle Lake First Nation. She began performing at the age of 7 in dance and film. Miika is a trained dancer in contemporary, jazz, tap, ballet and her cultural dance, fancy shawl. Miika landed her very first...
7th annual Telefilm Canada + Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year’s Women in Film that honours outstanding Canadian women for their contributions to film and TV. This year’s event will be hosted by actress Sarah Gadon. The 2019 honourees are director Micheline Lanctôt (Sonatine), actresses Wendy Crewson (The Many Trials of One Jane Doe) and Jean Yoon (Kim’s Convenience), screenwriter Marie Clements (Red Snow) and emerging...
Khatira – Mozhdah Jamalzadah
Khatira the spirited daughter of translator Aman, is played by Mozhdah Jamalzadah. Born in Kabul Afghanistan, the Vancouver-based icon has sparked conversations and inspired women all over the world as a bold, big-hearted example of female leadership. Through her internationally renowned music career and groundbreaking television show The Mozhdah Show, Mozhdah has inspired profound respect...