On Wednesday April 29th the Cree Code Talker team won 1st place at the 2015 HotDocs Bravo Factual Short Film Pitching Competition. This prize means that Cree Code Talker is now fully funded and will be moving into production. This major win is an honour for Cowboy Smithx and Alexandra Lazarowich and they thank the Tomkins family for allowing them to share Charles' story. To read more about the competition click this link HotDocs Short Film Pitch.
Interview with Luke Maccocia from Prairie FM High Prairie Area about Cree Code Talker:
This hour hear about the short film Cree Code Talker as we're being joined by local filmmaker Alexandra Lazarowich. The film will feature a local Grouard man who was a code talker during the second World War.
Listen online http://www.prairiefm.ca/mediaplayer/player.asp
Aired Wednesday March 4, 2015
The NSI Aboriginal Documentary Program kicked off on February 9, 2015. To read more about the first day that included a traditional pipe ceremony by Elder Colin Mousseau, an introduction by Lisa Meeches and a master class with Alanis Obamsawin click here.