These works have been acquired for distribution by Vtape within the last six months. Not all of the videos are necessarily new, as older works are sometimes brought into distribution.
2018, 11:00 minutes, yes
Ánne attends a writing course. Fellow writers show prejudice against her being a Sami. In a writing assignment she shares a memory that affects the participants deeply.
2018, 10:53 minutes
Two families, similar identities. Fleeing violence, they sought refuge in Canada and began a new life. This is the experience of thousands of people in our great country and yet these stories go mostly untold. Arrival Archives is an artful exploration of newcomer arrival stories, told through a multi-generational viewpoint. The… ⊕
2021, 15:14 minutes
On International Dawn Chorus Day (May 3, 2020), birds from six continents join a zoom call. They gossip about storms and cats and wires and dates. They talk about Egyptian filmmaker Shady Habash, known for his satiric anti-dictator music videos, who died the day before in Cairo's notorious Tora prison. They wonder about… ⊕
2020, 05:00 minutes, colour
I’ve been raised with stories of the medicine men in my family. A bundle that was used successfully to heal people. Stories of bear spirits that took care of us. I don’t know about my Scottish side as much, but I did know some of the last names of my ancestors over there. The Sinclairs and the Forsyths. I fell down… ⊕
2020, 05:24 minutes
The split-screen is a well-worn trope in video and cinema, as is subtitling and text. The video presents three independent moments and places them together, connected through physical sensations and lived experiences. The video on the left is an extreme close-up that crops out part of my face. The video on the right is a wider… ⊕