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”

UCP Leadership Race: “United in the Pursuit of Power”

With the municipal elections scheduled for the 16th, you would think we would be able to enjoy a respite from elections for a while. But not to fear, the political animal in all of us will not hunger for long knowing that Alberta’s provincial political scene is shifting into high gear as the UCP Leadership Race heats up. Continue reading UCP Leadership Race: “United in the Pursuit of Power”

Today Is The Day [VOTE]

Today is the day! So pull up your socks, tighten your pants, and get ready to V-O-T-E for your city. I had another lengthy chat with Austin Knopp and Haroon Ahmed about this election and what it means for our city. I urge you to check out their videos and blogs on the website YegNation so that you can be better informed on municipal government and the election on October 16. Continue reading Today Is The Day [VOTE]