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Whiteface: Using explosive movement and satirical humour, two indigenous performers tread the timeline of appropriation of Indigenous bodies, from cowboys to Coachella, exploring concepts of identity and colonization. Through movement, mask, and the subversion of the performance of Red Face, a history of social masks comes alive in this timely and impactful performance devised by Todd Houseman and Lady Vanessa Cardona.


Director's Bio:

Everett Sokol is a nehiyaw film director from Edmonton, Alberta. After training as an actor, Everett made the transition to production, to become a producer, writer, director. As a graduate of the Red Deer College Degree program, Everett is practicing his talents as a film director and writer. He has written and directed projects such as, The Dancer, Falter, and Yard Work. Everett is in development for his first feature film "Crime Boy". Everett is also the recipient of the national William F. White Inc. Vilmos Zsigmond Scholarship, which he was awarded at the Bell Lightbox Theatre at TIFF. Recognizing the under representation of indigenous peoples in the film community, Everett aims to better balance the demographic of indigenous creatives in the industry.

  • Year
    2019
  • Runtime
    0:15:45
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    Canada
  • Premiere
    World Premiere
  • Director
    Everett Sokol
  • Screenwriter
    Todd Houseman, Lady Vanessa Cardona, Everett Sokol, Sam Burns
  • Producer
    Everett Sokol, Todd Houseman, Sam Burns, Lady Vanessa Cardona
  • Cast
    Todd Houseman, Lady Vanessa Cardona, Howie Miller, Christine Sokaymoh Fredrick
  • Cinematographer
    Camera Department: Sam Burns, Kris Kuhn, Gregg Wagonner, Tony Kinash
  • Editor
    Everett Sokol, Jenica Ross, Sam Burns
  • Composer
    KazMega
  • Sound Design
    Sound Department: David Gallinger