Courtney Montour

Courtney Montour is Mohawk from Kahnawake. She works in the documentary film and digital media fields exploring issues of Indigenous identity. She directed, wrote and co-produced Flat Rocks (2017), a short documentary revealing how the development of Canada's St. Lawrence Seaway forever changed the landscape and the livelihood of the Kahnawake Mohawk community. Her first feature documentary Sex Spirit Strength (2015) premiered on APTN and won Best of Festival and the Emerging Filmmaker award at the 2016 Yorkton Film Festival. She has directed episodes for several documentary series including Mohawk Ironworkers (2016), Working It Out Together (2016), and Dream Big (2015). She is a recipient of the Hnatyshyn Foundation REVEAL Indigenous Art Awards.


Sex Spirit Strength

2015, 45:00 minutes, colour, English