1 Contrary 5 Agokwe-Nini (Documentary Film Screening)
Directed by Carmel Whittle & Howard Adler
Film Length: 35 mins
The film “1 Contrary 5 Agokwe-Nini” is a talk-show style documentary film hosted by the one and only ‘contrary’ Alik Beavers (aka Sharp Dopler), and features 5 Agokwe-nini guest speakers: Ashley Grenstone, Benny Michaud, Theo Paradise-Ottawa, Kole Peplinski and Carmel Whittle. They discuss gender, sexuality, Indigenous identity, traditional two-spirit roles, terminology, accessing ceremonial spaces, and safe spaces in mainstream society.
Presented in partnership with the Ottawa Public Library and Gallery 101.
Please arrive at 6:30 for smudging and food