Indigenous women celebrated at Sundance Film Festival – CBC

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Jan 27, 2023

Sundance Film Festival is held from Jan. 20-29

Two Indigenous women are being featured and recognized at the Sundance Film Festival this week in Utah.

Caroline Monnet, a filmmaker from Montreal of Anishinabe and French descent, received the Merata Mita fellowship from the Sundance Institute Indigenous program which will see her get funding for her second feature.

Monnet has been filmmaking for over a decade and said she has done a lot of short films, experimental films, narrative films and documentaries.

“This comes at a pivotal time for me,” she said.

“I’ll be writing and directing my second feature film and it’s titled Thunderbird.”

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