HIV:Healing Inner Voices is at Local Sightings Festival! Live Q & A 6pm Sat Sept 26!

Film Festival, HIV: Healing Inner Voices, Indigenous Film

September 26, 2020

Local Sightings Runs from Sept 18-27, and we were thrilled that our film Healing Inner Voices is part of it! Tickets (Pay what you can) 

Jada-Gabrielle Pape, director, will be part of a filmmakers Q & A Saturday 6pm. Give us Feedback!

Healing Inner Voices HIV, Created & Produced by Martin Morberg, Northern Tutchone/Tlingit, Directed by Jada-Gabrielle Pape, Saanich & Snuneymuxw Nations now playing at the Local Sightings Festival as part of their shorts series: Necessary Viewing.

Tickets to this virtual event are pay what you can! Through the voices of 8 Indigenous people living with HIV, this poetic short documentary combines storytelling and the healing power of Indigenous culture to reflect on the realities of stigma and discrimination for Indigenous people. The film offers up hope and resilience for the journey from the head to the heart.  If you are moved by this film, please join us in getting this film to communities.  #HIVoices #NoStigma

We are also planning an invite-only virtual stakeholder screening this fall. Let us know if you would like an invitation! Join our mailing list to follow along with the film.


We’re proud that Healing Inner Voices: HIV was an OFFICIAL SELECTION of these festivals & Events:

Indigeneity2s via Reel Causes, curated by Rylan Friday September 10- 24th  September 17th at 6pm PT

The Vancouver Queer Film Festival Aug 13-23rd “Spirit, Heart, Land: two-spirit and Indigiqueer shorts!” 

AIDS2020 Virtual Conference & Indigenous Pre-Conference July 2020

World Premiere – DOXA Shorts Program BC Voices June 18-26  2020

Please spread the word about our film, and forward this email to all those you think may be interested! 

Mussi Cho,


Hych’qua Siem (Thank you, Respected People)

Martin, Jada, Rylan and the team! 

“HIV: Healing Inner Voices” is a A Drawing Wisdom Production

Created & Produced by Martin Morberg, Northern Tutchone/Tlingit

Directed by Jada-Gabrielle Pape, Saanich & Snuneymuxw Nations

Created in Collaboration with Lulu Gurney (Nisga’a Nation), Ron Horsfall (Pasqua First Nation, Saskatchewan), Aaron Jackson (Tsleil-Waututh Nation) ,Tyler Jacobs, AK Lowhorn (Siksika Nation), Val Nicholson (Mi’kmaq) , and Flo Ranville (Sioux Lakota/Woodlands Cree/French/Scottish). 

Director of photography  D’Arcy Hamilton

Edited by Katherine Dodds and D’Arcy Hamilton

Production Manager Rylan Friday, Cote First Nation

Impact campaign supported by the Inspirit Foundation

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