An Interview With Jay Cardinal Villeneuve On His Film “Holy Angels”

Jay Cardinal Villeneuve is an indigenous filmmaker and actor from Slave Lake, Alberta, and his film, Holy Angels, was featured in the Edmonton International Film Festival on Sunday, September 30 at 4pm at Landmark Cinemas 9 at City Centre. Holy Angels is an artistic documentary about Lena Wandering Spirit and her experiences in the residential school system in the 1960s. I was fortunate enough to be able to engage in a half-hour interview with Jay about his amazing film; I was joined by Seth Arcand, a local filmmaker and fellow CUE student. Continue reading An Interview With Jay Cardinal Villeneuve On His Film “Holy Angels”

The Part-Time Job

Donny was staring out of the passenger side window of the car, thinking about what his kids were up to at school, as Angelo drove down the hot Chicago street. The windows were both cracked open, cigarette smoke trailing up from each man’s hand to escape outside. Donny and Angelo sat in relative silence; they had only just met one another that day before setting out on their job. Continue reading The Part-Time Job