Carswell Film News

 

Yalis Rising

Celebrating the T’lisalagi’lakw School  29 min. 2019 Produced by ‘Namgis First Nation A film by Ed Carswell Conceived and built by the ‘Namgis First Nation, the T’lisalagi’lakw Elementary School holds the deep spirit of Alert Bay,...

Ecology Transforms Youth

Ecology Transforms Youth

Journey with several youth as they explore Comox Valley watersheds and ecosystems. The Youth & Ecological Restoration (YER) program was created by Wendy Kotilla in 2004. Guided by nature, YER engages vulnerable youth with the ecology of their home place through...

Ecology Transforms Youth

Carswellfilm in post production of a new film: Youth & Ecological Restoration (2018, 35 min.)  Travel with several youth as they explore the rivers and estuaries of the Comox Valley. Created by Wendy Kotilla in 2004, Youth & Ecological Restoration has had over...

Carswellfilm in Nicaragua

Carswell has just returned from a trip to Nicaragua and will share stories and video of his encounters at several coffee farms and co-ops in both Pancasan and Dalia, Nicaragua (the source of World Community Coffee).  The farmers talk about the benefits of...

Carswellfilm.ca completes project for Council of Canadians

FISH FARMS OUT From First Nations’ Unceded Territorial Waters Support the Observers! In late August, First Nations people of the ‘Namgis, Mamalilikala, Lawit’sis and Musgamagw Dzawada’enuxw began observing two Marine Harvest salmon farms on Swanson and Midsummer...

Screening at World Community Film Festival

Seeking Wisdom - Elders & Students in the Sea to Sky was recently selected to show in the 27th Annual World Community Film Festival in Courtenay, BC. - Saturday, Feb 3rd at 11:50am in the Upper Native Sons Hall.  Click Here see the World Community Film...

New Film: 24 Hour Drum – Seeking Wisdom

New Film: 24 Hour Drum – Seeking Wisdom

As part of the 2017 24 Hour Drum event, students in Aboriginal Leadership interview Elders from both Squamish Nation and Lil’wat Nation. These teachings inspire the students to create their performances. They dance, sing, and share spoken word at Stawamus...

Carswellfilm begins new production in Merritt BC.

In the fall of 2015, School District 58 hired Carswellfilm to create an overview of all the Aboriginal Education programs in the district including: Drumming Events, Singing and Drumming classes, Storytelling classes (with interviews with storytellers - Elders),...