YORKTON – The Yorkton Film Festival announced their final installment in the 2022 – 2023 OPEN Cinema screening program, March 21.
For the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination join the Yorkton Film Festival for the screening of The Pass System, at the Yorkton Public Library at 7:00 p.m.
'The Pass System' takes you into a Canada that wilfully denied many First Nations the basic freedom to leave their reserve for over 60 years, from 1885 to 1951.
Elders from treaty areas four, six, seven and eight share their stories of living under and resisting the system with narration by Tantoo Cardinal, music by Cris Derksen and directed by Alex Williams.
“The Yorkton Film Festival is proud to screen The Pass System and to host the discussion of the stories being highlighted in the film,” said YFF Executive Director Randy Goulden.