Gail is an Actor and Independent Filmmaker. She grew up in a Métis village in Northern Saskatchewan. She speaks her language Cree/Michif fluently.
Gail is passionate about telling Indigenous stories both in front and behind the camera. She’s currently working on a feature documentary about her 101 year old grandmother, titled “Nokum, the world through my grandmother’s 100 year old eyes”. She plans on incorporating animation with live-action to bring her grandmother’s stories to life. She also hopes to shoot her feature film, “Blood Lines” soon. Her short film, ASSINI, recently had its world premiere at the ImagineNative film and media arts festival, expect to see it in the festival circuit.
She’s excited to say that she’s back with Linda Butler at Butler Ruston Bell!!! Gail also does translations from Cree to English or vice versa.
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Her films have screened in film festivals worldwide. She was one of five Canadian filmmakers to be selected to attend the Sundance film festival in 2006 with my film, SMUDGE. THIRST, recently aired on APTN, it’s a film that looks at the water crisis in Northern First Nations communities in Canada. Until We Meet Again was shot entirely in Cree/Michif in Northern Saskatchewan and was nominated for Best Film at the San Francisco American Indian Film Festival in 2013.
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