First Stories - Hooked Up NDNs Online

First Stories - Hooked Up NDNs Online

| 6 min

This short film offers a fresh, inventive look at the Internet and asks us to consider this question: does the Web provide Indigenous people with a sense of community? Single mother Michelle plunges into the often-humorous world of online dating.

First Stories is an emerging filmmaker program for Indigenous youth which produced 3 separate collections of short films from Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta. Produced in association with CBC, APTN, SCN, SaskFilm and MANITOBA FILM & SOUND.

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  • picture editor
    Brenda Terning
  • sound editor
    Wolf Willow Sound
  • producer
    Bonnie Thompson
  • executive producer
    Derek Mazur
  • writer
    Jennifer Dysart
  • director
    Jennifer Dysart
  • cinematographer
    Lisa Fryklund
  • sound recordist
    Igal Petel
    Mike Myrden