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First Stories - Two Spirited

2007 6 min
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This short documentary presents the empowering story of Rodney "Geeyo" Poucette's struggle against prejudice in the Indigenous community as a two-spirited person (gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender). First Stories is an emerging filmmaker program for Indigenous youth which produced 3 separate collections of short films from Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta. Produced in association with CBC, APTN, SCN, SaskFilm and MANITOBA FILM & SOUND.

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This short documentary presents the empowering story of Rodney "Geeyo" Poucette's struggle against prejudice in the Indigenous community as a two-spirited person (gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender). First Stories is an emerging filmmaker program for Indigenous youth which produced 3 separate collections of short films from Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta. Produced in association with CBC, APTN, SCN, SaskFilm and MANITOBA FILM & SOUND.
  • writer
    Sharon A. Desjarlais
  • director
    Sharon A. Desjarlais
  • participant
    Rodney "Geeyo" Poucette
    Tomasina Poucette
    Valentina Fox
    Trish Chiniki
  • cinematographer
    Patrick McLaughlin
  • additional cinematography
    William Belcourt
  • sound recordist
    Stan Jackson
  • additional sound
    Per Asplund
  • picture editor
    Paul Mortimer
  • sound edit
    Frank Laratta
  • colour correction
    Joe Media Group
  • original music
    Bull Horn
  • marketing manager
    Kelly Isaac
  • production supervisor
    Mark Power
  • centre administrator
    Darin Clausen
  • production coordinator
    Faye Yoneda
    Ginette D'Silva
  • associate producer
    William Belcourt
  • producer
    Bonnie Thompson
  • executive producer
    Derek Mazur

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