Short Forum | BC Spotlight | ALT

As a village faces starvation, a young chief prepares to hunt the one thing that can feed them all.

Screens in program VIFF Short Forum: Programme 3


Includes an interview with Director: Chad Charlie

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Chad Charlie

Chad Charlie, Janet Webster, Genevieve Mack, John H Webster, Gregory Atleo, Louie Thomas Sr., Peter Charlie
Producer Chad Charlie, Ben-Alex Dupris
Cinematographer Alex Goetz
Editor Jaki Covington
Source Chad Charlie
Canada, USA 2019 11 min. Nuu~Chah~Nulth with English subtitles Trailer


Please note that VIFF 2020 online films can be viewed in British Columbia only.

Charlie, Chad headshot


From the village of Ahousaht First Nation, Chad Charlie is a Black and Indigenous filmmaker continuing the tradition of storytelling in a contemporary format. Having begun his career as a stand-up comedian and spoken word artist, he extends the same passion for power and poetry into the medium of film. Chad’s directorial debut film Uu?uu~tah is now being screened at festivals worldwide, while he directs his follow-up film, Firecracker Bullets.