HIFF 2019 Presents: Visiting Filmmaker Masterclass Featuring Lisa Jackson

Sat, Jun 15, 2019 from 2:15pm - 3:45pm

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The Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival Masterclasses feature world-class filmmaking talent in a series of daytime artist talks.

All masterclasses are in the BMO Community Room on the 2nd Floor of the Halifax Central Library. Free for passholders or $10 admission. Passholders must show both their ticket and pass to gain admission to the Masterclass.

 Join us for a unique opportunity to learn about the career path and process for multi-disciplinary filmmaker Lisa Jackson. HIFF is screening a shorts retrospective of her work on Friday June 14 at 7pm at Neptune Scotiabank Stage Theatre.


About the Filmmaker:

Lisa Jackson is a cross-genre filmmaker whose works have screened at Hotdocs, Tribeca, SXSW, Berlinale and London BFI, and aired on many networks in Canada. Her work has garnered many awards including a Genie and Canadian Screen Award and Playback Magazine named her one of Ten to Watch. She is Anishinaabe, lives in Toronto, and her recent projects include the internationally acclaimed VR Biidaaban: First Light and the short IMAX 3D film Lichen. Along with a large-scale immersive installation Transmissions, on the power of Indigenous languages, she is also working on more traditional film and TV projects. See more at lisajackson.ca


Lisa Jackson Retrospective at HIFF


Filmmaker Website

BMO Community Room - 2nd Floor of the Halifax Central Library

5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, NS B3J 1E9

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