Features

Features

Donkeyhead

Mona, a failed writer, carves out a life of isolation while caring for her ailing traditional Sikh father, but when he has a debilitating stroke her three successful siblings show up on her doorstep determined to take control of the situation.

Donkeyhead is a limited screening and will be playing only on March 8th at 5:00PM PST along with a live online Q&A with the filmmakers. Learn more on our Events page.

Mickey On The Road

Mickey and Gin Gin travel to Guangzhou from southern Taiwan in pursuit of elusive dreams. Through misadventures–some comic, some brutal–the young women strengthen their friendship and transform into more mature souls with a clearer sense of self.

Run Woman Run

Thanks to an unlikely coach, single mom Beck learns how to reclaim her dreams, her family, and her life. Run Woman Run is a feel-good anti-rom-com about a woman who has to tackle the ghosts of her past before she can run toward a new future.

Run Woman Run can be viewed as a single screening or as an event including a live online Q&A session with the filmmakers. Learn more on our Events page.

Do You Remember Me?

28-year-old Sara travels from Switzerland to Ethiopia to confront the woman who circumcised her when she was 7 years old. Do You Remember Me? is a story about trauma, forgiveness, and finding peace.

Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy

Witness the work of community members with substance-use disorders, first responders, and health professionals in the Kainai First Nation as they bring hope and change through harm reduction to Blackfoot people.

Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy can be viewed as a single screening or as an event including a live online panel session with the filmmakers. Learn more on our Events page.

Granni-E-Minem

Four rural grandmothers learn rap from a young man in his 20s who returns to his hometown. Grannies who have sacrificed for their families all their lives, make their stories into lyrics for the first time and shout at the top of their voices.

Querencia

Web Series

Two opposite Indigenous women, Daka and Abe, navigate their dreams in the big city. Daka, new to the city, attempts to make her dance dreams a reality though she finds the city not as welcoming as her small Rez. Abe, a professional musician, tries to deal with her inner demons and just wants a “nice girl” to love for once. Both women end up on a dating app where to Daka’s surprise, they match! Through this connection the women explore their identities, their hearts and love of being in an Indiqueer relationship. 

Querencia can be viewed as a single screening or as an event including a live online panel session with the filmmakers. Learn more on our Events page.

VIWFF is proud to showcase the work of artists from across Turtle Island and beyond. Our offices are located on the unceded, traditional, and ancestral territories of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations.

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