Ikwé

Short Film
4:45 minutes
2009
Canada



An experimental film that weaves the intimate thoughts of one woman (Ikwé) with the teachings of her grandmother, the Moon, creating a surreal narrative experience that communicates the power of thought and personal reflection



Directed by Caroline Monnet
Written by Caroline Monnet
Editor by Kevin Lee Burton
Music by Simon Guibord























Ikwé, 2009 
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Ikwé, 2009 
4:45 minutes




PRIZE
Jury Prize CBC Roots
Jury Prize WNDX
Jury Prize Gimli Film Festivall


SELECTED SCREENINGS
Montreal First People’s Festival, Montreal, Toronto International Film Festival, Vancouver International Film Festival, Festival du nouveau cinema (Montréal), WNDX Festival, (Winnipeg), imagineNATIVE Film+Media Arts Festival (Toronto), Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival, Festival du cinema international en Abitibi-Temiscamingue, Indigenous Skabmagovat Film Festival (Finland), Le Rendez-vous du Cinema Quebecois, Festival Regard sur le Court Metrage au Saguenay, Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (Texas), Gimli Film Festival, Festival International du cinema francophone an Acadie, Regent Park Film Festival (Toronto), American Indian Film Festival (San Francisco), Mispon (Regina), Best Experimental Film, Native American Indian Festival of the Southeast (Columbia), Vancouver Women’s International Film Festival, Aesthetica (UK), European Short film Festival (Warsaw, Athens, Budapest, Bristol, Moscow, Dresden, Stockholm, Malaga), Tampere (retrospective), Nuit Blanche (Montréal), Women Film Festival (Istanbul).