Join us for a Q+A with director Lindsay McIntyre to discuss a collection of her short films.

Working in 16mm film using experimental and handmade techniques, Lindsay McIntyre’s short films circle themes of portraiture, place, form and personal histories. Interested simultaneously in the apparatus of cinema and representation, she bridges gaps in collective experience and remains dedicated to integrating theory and practice, form and content. She hopes to share authentic stories including from the generations of urban Inuit who have been displaced from Inuit Nunangat. Her current research involves the auto-ethnographical exploration of intergenerational trauma as well as a project linking land use, art practices, cultural knowledge and resource extraction in the circumpolar north.

Moderated by Lana Lin, Director of the Graduate Certificate in Documentary Media Studies. Co-produced with Documentary Program Associates Cacau Araujo (Doc Studies ’22 & Media Studies ’23) and Tiffany Jiang (Doc Studies ’22 & Media Studies ’23).

*Register in advance to watch the films remotely and receive the meeting link!

Lindsay McIntyre (she/her) is a filmmaker and multi-disciplinary artist of Inuit and settler descent working primarily with analogue film. Her short documentaries, experimental films, and expanded cinema performances have been seen around the world including at Ann Arbor, Anthology Film Archives, Pleasure Dome, Mono No Aware, Rotterdam, Oberhausen, Images, Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, Raindance, One Flaming Arrow, and Black Maria, and can be found in several permanent collections. AJJIGIINGILUKTAAQTUGUT: WE ARE ALL DIFFERENT (2021) earned a special mention as one of 2021 VIFF’s Best Shorts and was nominated for Best Animation at the American Indian Film Festival. HER SILENT LIFE won Best Experimental Film at imagineNATIVE (2012). Honours include the 2021 Women in the Director’s Chair Feature Film Award, Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton recipient for Excellence in Media Arts by the Canada Council (2013), and REVEAL Indigenous Art Award (2017).

Presented by the Graduate Certificate in Documentary Media Studies
School of Media Studies, The New School

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