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Yuxweluptun: Man of Masks

Yuxweluptun: Man of Masks

| 21 min

This short documentary serves as a portrait of Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, one of Canada's most important painters. We meet him at the Bisley Rifle Range in Surrey, England, where he's literally shooting the Indian Act in a performance piece called "An Indian Shooting the Indian Act." It's in protest of the ongoing effects of the Act's legislation on Indigenous people. We then follow him back to Canada, for interviews with the artist and a closer look at his work.

  • director
    Dana Claxton
  • producer
    Selwyn Jacob
  • executive producer
    Graydon McCrea
  • camera
    Dana Claxton
    Don Claxton
    Stephen Ley
    Paul Manly
    Brian Quock
  • sound
    Don Claxton
    Paul Manly
    Guy Willison
  • editing
    Shelly Hamer
  • sound editing
    Lisa Doyle
    Kirby Jinnah
  • re-recording
    Paul Sharpe
    Iain Pattison
  • music
    Russell Wallace



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