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We Can’t Make the Same Mistake Twice (2016)

Aabizingwashi (Wide Awake): NFB Indigenous Cinema on Tour

Throughout 2017, the National Film Board of Canada is offering the films in its exceptional collection of 250+ Indigenous-made works to all Canadians for community screenings. Your AGA is thrilled to present a special series featuring these films, organized in connection with two exhibitions of contemporary Indigenous art: Faye HeavyShield: Calling Stones (Conversations)and WordMark: A New Chapter Acquisition Project.

Documentary filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin follows the landmark discrimination case filed by the Assembly of First Nations and the Child Family Caring Society of Canada against Indian Affairs and Northern Development Canada in 2007. Obomsawin documents this court challenge, highlighting the inferior child and welfare services available to Indigenous children, and giving voice to the childcare workers at the heart of the battle.

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Audience: Adult


Monday: closed
Tuesday: closed
Wednesday: closed
Thursday: 11am-7pm
Friday: 11am-5pm
Saturday: 11am-5pm
Sunday: closed


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AGA members
Youth 0-17
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Out-of-province students
General admission
Seniors 65+


2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada T5J 2C1