While in Ottawa to deliver his directing workshop, Shane Belcourt will join us for a retrospective of his shorts!


December 10, 8pm - Club SAW, 67 Nicholas Street

This event is free, cash bar

Screening, followed by Q&A with Shane

This event is a co-presentation of SAW Video and Asinabka Film & Media Arts Festival

Here is the program:

Heritage Minutes: Chanie Wenjack

Shane Belcourt / 1:00 min. / 2016 / Canada

A Common Experience

Shane Belcourt / 10:20 min. / 2013 / Canada

Boxed In

Shane Belcourt / 4:00 min. / 2009 / Canada


Shane Belcourt / 13:00 min. / 2014 / Canada

Keeping Quiet

Shane Belcourt / 9:00 min. / 2010 / Canada


Shane Belcourt / 9:36 min. / 2010 / Canada

Say Yes

Shane Belcourt / 10:37 / 2012 /Canada


Shane Belcourt / 10:43 min. / 2006 / Canada

Urban Native Girl - EP#5 – “Gay? Queer? Two-Spirited? … Human Being”Shane Belcourt & Lisa Charleyboy / 22:00 min. / 2015 / Canada

Shane Belcourt is an award-winning and CSA-nominated filmmaker based in Toronto, Canada. As a writer, director, cinematographer, and story editor on many Indigenous works, in both narrative and factual; for broadcast, theatrical, and the web; Shane has a vested interested in creating works that speak to his Métis heritage. Some notable work as Director includes the feature film Tkaronto; short dramatic films A Common Experience and Apikiwiyak; commercials such as the 2014 imagineNATIVE Native To campaign and two Historica Canada Heritage Minutes; and documentary for broadcast projects such as Kaha:wi - The Cycle of Life and the 13-part series Urban Native Girl. Currently, Shane is working on the adaptation of a Jeff Lemire graphic novel, Roughneck, along with preparing to shoot his second feature film Sunken Treasure, this summer.

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