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The Lake Winnipeg Project

Kevin Settee
2021 | Four-part documentary series (10-15 min shorts)
Original English version

Awards and Festivals

  • Official SelectionAmerican Indian Film Festival (AIFF46), San Francisco (2021)


About the Series: Long Text, Two-Liner, One-Liner


MATHESON ISLAND TWO-LINER, ONE-LINER


MATHESON ISLAND CREDITS

Matheson Island Excerpt


Matheson Island Images

Kevin Settee
Photo: Kevin Settee

Lake Winnipeg at sunrise

Melvin Whiteway listening for the jigger under the ice

Ronnie Whiteway, Melvin Whiteway, Robert Whiteway
Kevin Settee
Photo: Kevin Settee

Bombardier on the Ice

The Whiteways Ice Fishing


POPLAR RIVER TWO-LINER, ONE-LINER


Poplar River Credits

POPLAR RIVER EXCERPT


Poplar River Images

Kevin Settee
Photo: Kevin Settee

Kevin Settee
Photo: Kevin Settee

Poplar River community members outside fishing camp at Weaver Lake

Poplar River Land Guardian Clint Bittern


CAMP MORNINGSTAR TWO-LINER, ONE-LINER


Camp Morningstar Credits

CAMP MORNINGSTAR EXCERPT


Camp Morningstar Images

Jonathan Ventura
Photo: Jonathan Ventura

Camp Morningstar sign
Jonathan Ventura
Photo: Jonathan Ventura

Kelvin Ramsey
Jonathan Ventura
Photo: Jonathan Ventura

Ivy Canard and Aldeen Starr Mason
Jonathan Ventura
Photo: Jonathan Ventura

Marcel Hardisty
Jonathan Ventura
Photo: Jonathan Ventura

Camp Morningstar flags
Jonathan Ventura
Photo: Jonathan Ventura

Dreyson Smith


FISHER RIVER TWO-LINER, ONE-LINER


Fisher River Credits

FISHER RIVER EXCERPT


Fisher River Images


Fisher River at dusk

Kailey Arthurson at home

Sharon Mckay and William Whiteway fishing

Key Art

BEHIND THE SCENES IMAGES

Jonathan Ventura
Photo: Jonathan Ventura

Director Kevin Settee and DOP Scott Parker at Camp Morningstar.
Alicia Smith
Photo: Alicia Smith

Director Kevin Settee with Waylon Bittern and Roger Douglas.
Alicia Smith
Photo: Alicia Smith

Director Kevin Settee and DOP Scott Parker at Weaver Lake.

TEAM


Kevin Settee
Writer and Director


Photo
Photo : Jonathan Ventura




Scott Parker
Filmmaking Mentor and DOP


Photo
Photo : Jonathan Ventura




Alicia Smith
Producer


Photo




David Christensen
Executive Producer (NFB)


Photo
Photo : NFB



Press Relations

  • About the NFB

    The NFB is Canada’s public producer and distributor of award-winning documentaries, auteur animation, interactive stories, and participatory experiences. Since 1968, the NFB has produced over 300 works by First Nations, Métis and Inuit filmmakers—an unparalleled collection that pushes past dominant narratives and provides Indigenous perspectives to Canadian and global audiences. The NFB is implementing an action plan with commitments that include devoting a minimum of 15 percent of overall production spending to Indigenous-led productions and making these works more accessible via Indigenous Cinema, a destination on NFB.ca.