Artist

Gail Maurice

Gail is a Métis director/writer/producer, proud to speak her language Michif. She founded Assini Productions Inc. in 2004. Since the release of MEMORY IN BONES, ME+D=AHH and LITTLE INDIANS in 2004, Assini Production films have been screened in many film festivals and television stations across the world. With the release of SMUDGE in 2005 - one of five Canadian films to be selected for the Sundance Film Festival and in 2006 receiving a personal invitation from Michael Moore's 2006 Traverse City Film Festival - Assini Productions is on the rise and is making its mark in the industry as a company producing quality Indigenous films. Assini Productions is currently in development with several documentaries: SCREAM YOUR DREAMS, a 60-minute documentary and BENEATH CITY STREETS, a 40-minute documentary. THIRST, is Assini Productions most recent film, a film that looks at the water crisis in Canada. Gail received the Alliance Atlantis Mentorship award, with Cindy Witten, VP History Channel at the 2005 ImagineNATIVE film festival (now the Director General of NFB English Program). Gail wrote a feature film, BLOOD LINES, with development funds from The Canada Council for the Arts and the Harold Greenberg Fund and a short drama, ASSINI, with development funds from The National Film Board of Canada.

Videography

ASSINI

2015, 12:47 minutes, colour, English

Thirst

2007, 14:15 minutes, colour, English, Close Captioned

Memory in Bones

2005, 03:30 minutes, colour, English

Me + D = Ahh

2004, 11:00 minutes, colour, english

Little Indians

2004, 03:00 minutes, colour, english

Critical Writing

Forgotten Warriors: Loretta Todd reveals Canada's shame
by Gail Maurice. Aboriginal Voices, Apr. 1997, v. 4, no. 2.