Treading Water & A Right to Eat

ADMISSION: Festival Pass$10 General / $8 Members

Thursday, May 28 / 7 pm

Introduced by Janelle & Jérémie Wookey.

Treading Water
Dirs. Janelle & Jérémie Wookey, 2014, Canada, 48 min
Winnipeg Premiere
After artificial flooding destroys their communities, political gridlock and lack of public support puts the lives of 2000 First Nation men, women and children on hold, forcing them to spend three years waiting for answers in hotel rooms and inner-city housing.

A Right To Eat
Dirs. Janelle & Jérémie Wookey, 2015, Canada, 48 min
Winnipeg Premiere
A deeply intimate look at the frightening realities of food insecurity as faced by two of Canada’s most isolated northern First Nation communities and their courageous battle against hunger, disease and dependency.