Speaking Truth in Television


Explore the cre­ative poten­tials of tele­vi­sion for shar­ing sto­ries and speak­ing truth as we know it. Jules Koost­achin, the 2017 VPL Abo­rig­i­nal Sto­ry­teller in Res­i­dence, and her son, Asi­vak Koost­achin, screen and dis­cuss their spir­it­ed APTN tele­vi­sion series Ask­i­BOYZ, which fol­lows Asi­vak and his broth­er Mahi­igan to 13 rur­al Ontario Indige­nous com­mu­ni­ties. Learn about their expe­ri­ences pro­duc­ing this vibrant series. In part­ner­ship with the Talk­ing Stick Festival.

Date: Feb­ru­ary 18th, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM
Loca­tion: Van­cou­ver Pub­lic Library (350 W Geor­gia St, Van­cou­ver, BC V6B 6B1)
Price: Free