Documentary Screening

The Social Justice Institute
Public Lecture Series presents:

Documentary Screening:

“Without Words” (2015) & NiiSoTeWak(2017)

with Director and Filmmaker, Jules Joostachin

October 3, 12-1pm
1099 Buchanan Tower
1873 East Mall, UBC


All events are free and open to the public. RSVP’s are not required to attend, only encouraged.

Jules Koostashin: Cree from Moshkekowok territory, and a member of Attawapiskat First Nation, Jules was born in Moose Factory, Ontario where she was raised by her Cree grandparents, as well as with her mother in Ottawa. In 2010, she completed graduate school at Ryerson University in Documentary Media where she was awarded an Award of Distinction and an Academic Gold Medal for her thesis documentary film Remembering Inninimowin. She is a PhD candidate with the Institute of Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice at UBC. Her educational endeavour and media arts practice address environmental and Indigenous issues. Over the years, she has obtained grants from Arts Councils for her works: Words for my Daughters, Alive with Breath, and Broken Angel, which won Best Fresh Voice at the Female Eye Film Festival. Jules’ company VisJuelles Productions Inc. has several projects in development, and her co-produced television series AskiBOYZ is currently airing on Aboriginal Peoples Television Network. She has a number of media works, such as Niso Kakstesinowin (2011), Alive with Breath (2012), NiiPii (2012), PLACEnta (2014), Without Words (2015) and her latest documentaries NiiSoTeWak (2017), Butterfly Monument: A Tribute to Shannen Koostachin (2017), and APishKweShiMon (2017).