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dc.contributor.advisorKazimi, Ali
dc.creatorLean, Victoria Brigitte
dc.date.accessioned2016-09-20T16:22:20Z
dc.date.available2016-09-20T16:22:20Z
dc.date.copyright2014-04-29
dc.date.issued2016-09-20
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10315/32080
dc.description.abstractShadow of the Headframe is a feature length essay film that paints a complex portrait of the Attawapiskat First Nation a place that is a homeland for some, and a new frontier for others. In the shadow of a De Beers diamond mine, the remote indigenous community lurches from crisis to crisis, while facing eroding treaty rights and an inability to directly benefit from resource revenues. Filmed over five years, Shadow of the Headframe follows Attawapiskats journey from obscurity and into the international spotlight during the protest movement, Idle No More. Weaving together great distances, intimate everyday scenes, and archive images, the documentary chronicles the First Nations fight for awareness and justice in the face of repeated attempts to thwart their demands. This supporting document provides insight into the films theoretical foundations, production process, and creative treatment, as well as background information on the historical and socioeconomic context.
dc.language.isoen
dc.rightsAuthor owns copyright, except where explicitly noted. Please contact the author directly with licensing requests.
dc.subjectFine arts
dc.titleShadow of the Headframe
dc.typeElectronic Thesis or Dissertation
dc.degree.disciplineFilm And Video
dc.degree.nameMFA - Master of Fine Arts
dc.degree.levelMaster's
dc.date.updated2016-09-20T16:22:20Z
dc.subject.keywordsDocumentary
dc.subject.keywordsSocial and cultural documentary
dc.subject.keywordsFirst Nations
dc.subject.keywordsHousing
dc.subject.keywordsEducation
dc.subject.keywordsResource development
dc.subject.keywordsPostcolonial theory
dc.subject.keywordsIdle No More


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