In the spring of 2015 we were commissioned by CBC Manitoba to produce a video in conjunction with Metis poet Katherena Vermette. The focus of the video was Winnipeg’s north end– one of the most economically depressed and violent neighbourhoods in Canada.
During our journey through the north end we met some of the most wonderful and warm people, dispelling many of our preconceptions of the people who call the place home.
Written by: Katherena Vermette
Produced by: Ice River Films Inc.
Director/DOP: Sam Karney
Edit/Colour: Sam Karney
Producer/Additional Camera: Andrew Wiens
Sound Design: Andrew Wiens
Production Assistant: Kim Orlick
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