Film Screening: Seraphine, Seraphine

Krista Belle Stewart, "Her Story", 2014, video. Commissioned by the Public Art Program and produced as part of the City of Vancouver’s Year of Reconciliation. Image courtesy of the artist.
September 29, 2017 - 7:00 pm
Fees: 
Admission free

Film Screening: Seraphine, Seraphine
By Krista Belle Stewart
Two-Channel Video Work, 39 Minutes, 2014
In Partnership with the Barrie Film Festival
Uptown Theatre, 55 Dunlop Street West, Barrie
Friday, September 29, 2017, 7:00 pm
Admission: Free

For more information please visit www.barriefilmfestival.ca

In Seraphine, Seraphine, Vancouver-based artist Krista Belle Stewart layers archival footage with current footage of her subject, her mother Seraphine Stewart, the first Indigenous Public Health nurse in British Columbia. In this two-channel video work, Stewart sheds light on the complexities of the historical representation of Indigenous peoples.  Seraphine, Seraphine highlights the profound divergences between history as it is recorded and reality as it is lived. Followed by a talk and discussion.