Short Film
4:45 minutes

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
Edited by Kevin Lee Burton
Music: Simon Guibord
Ikwé, 2009
4:45 minutes

CBC Roots, Jury Prize
WNDX, Jury Prize
Gimli Film Festival, Jury Prize

Montreal First People’s Festival
Toronto International Film Festival
Vancouver International Film Festival
Festival du nouveau cinema (Montréal)
WNDX Festival of Moving Image (Winnipeg)
ImagineNATIVE Film+Media Arts Festival (Toronto)
Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival
Festival du cinema international en Abitibi-Temiscamingu
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 Film Festival, retrospective (Finland)
Nuit Blanche (Montréal)
Women Film Festival (Istanbul) 

Stills from Ikwé, 2009