Closing Gala Film: Wildhood w/My Favourite Food is Indian Tacos, My Favourite Drink is Iced Tea and My Favourite Thing is Drumming – IN PERSON

Location: Al Whittle Theatre
Date: Sunday, October 24, 2021
Time: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Price: $20 - Buy Now

Wildhood
Filmed in English and Mi’kmaw, Wildhood is a Two-Spirit odyssey filmed along the Bay of Fundy in Mi’kma’ki (Nova Scotia). In a rural trailer park, Link lives with his toxic father and younger half-brother Travis. When Link discovers his Mi’kmaw mother could still be alive, it lights a flame to make a run for a better life. As the boys journey across Mi’kma’ki, Link finds community, identity, and love in the land where he belongs.
Canada, 2021, 99 minutes, Nation: Mi’kma’ki
Director Bretten Hannam
Distributor Rebel Road Films

My Favourite Food is Indian Tacos, my Favourite Drink is Iced Tea and my Favourite Thing is Drumming

A film about courage and the passions young Darius shares with his friends.
Canada, 2018, 4 minutes, Nation: Anishnabe
Director Derius Matchewan

The Cast and Crew of Wildhood will be attending the screening and will do a Q&A with host Bob Blumer.

This film will feature an in-theatre tasting by Chef Brian Yazzie. Dish: Wild Tea & Herb Braised Goat Tacos (mini corn tacos) w/Three Sisters Salsa & Cilantro-Sunflower Seed Sauce.

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Brian Yazzie

Brian Yazzie aka Yazzie The Chef (Diné/Navajo) is a chef and food justice activist from Dennehotso, Arizona, and based out of Saint Paul, MN. He is the founder of Intertribal Foodways catering company, a YouTube creator under Yazzie The Chef TV, a delegate of Slow Food Turtle Island Association, and a member at I-Collective: a collective of cooks, chefs, seed keepers, farmers, foragers, and scholars focused on bringing awareness to the cultural appropriations of Indigenous foods of the Americas. His TV and media appearances include Independent Lens, Alter-NATIVE, and Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi. Yazzie was recently appointed Executive Chef at Gatherings Café, and is currently working with other chefs and volunteers to deliver support to Native Elder communities within the Twin Cities. Yazzie is also part of the Dennehotso Families Covid-19 Relief Project, which is focused on providing long-term supplies for families and elders in his hometown. @yazzie_thechef

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