Asinabka is an annual Indigenous film and media arts festival taking place here in Algonquin territory from August 9-13. This year will be the 6th edition, and like all previous years, expect fresh and dynamic content not only from Canada but all across the world.
The plan itself spans 140 pages, so we’ve done you a favour in presenting you with the ‘Coles Notes’ highlights.
On Saturday night, the Asinabka Film & Media Arts Festival will be showcasing experimental musicians from a variety of Aboriginal backgrounds, including Melody McKiver, Yuma Hester, Madeskimo and Rise Ashen + Cynthia Pitsiulak. If you’re an avid fan of experimental music, it’s hard to miss the strong presence of a number of Aboriginal artists who […]
Arboretum Festival kicks off this Wednesday and promises to be an intimate music festival, bringing together new and emerging artists from around the region as well as critically acclaimed Canadian artists, all here in Ottawa. The festival will be taking place at two locations: St. Alban’s Anglican Church on Wednesday and Thursday nights and Albert […]
Today we bring you the fourth episode in Jith Paul’s series, Ottawa Indie Film. This installment features Howard Adler, a filmmaker and curator and founder of Ottawa’s Asinabka Film Festival. Howard tells us about his first experience with video editing in high school, how he worked with a group of friends to start a new film festival […]