Vistas: Wave a Red Flag

Vistas: Wave a Red Flag

| 4 min

In this short film, a young girl discovers the meaning of community and cultural pride after her mother insists she wave a red flag on her way to school.

Vistas is a series of 13 short films on nationhood from 13 Indigenous filmmakers from Halifax to Vancouver. It was a collaborative project between the NFB and APTN to bring Indigenous perspectives and stories to an international audience.

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Credits
  • writer
    Adam Garnet Jones
  • director
    Adam Garnet Jones
  • cast
    Lisa Cromarty
    Monique Mojica
  • producer
    Lea Marin
  • director of photography
    Daniel Grant
  • editor
    Tristen Bakker
  • original music
    David Arcus
  • sound recordist
    Mike Filippov
  • steadicam operator
    Sean Sealey
  • 1st assistant director
    Kim MacLachlan
  • 1st assistant camera
    Kar-Wai Ng
  • gaffer
    Cavan Campbell
  • key grip
    Nabil Milne
  • best boy grip
    Bob Mallen
  • production designer
    Damian Zuch
  • set decorator
    Mike Tessier
  • makeup artist
    Seth Rossman
  • hair artist
    Seth Rossman
  • makeup assistant
    Taylor James
  • hair assistant
    Taylor James
  • wardrobe
    Sarah Armstrong
  • production supervisor
    Mark Wilson
    Scott Collins
  • production coordinator
    Sarah Arruda
    Kate Vollum
  • technical coordinator
    Marcus Matyas
  • location manager
    Peter Janigan
  • production assistant
    Eric Van Mil
  • community outreach coordinator
    Melissa Roberts
  • background performer
    Jessica Nichols
    Malak Mogdadi
    Vanessa Petronelli
  • VFX supervisor
    Rafael Ludwig
  • VFX artist
    Rafael Ludwig
  • assistant editor
    Rany Ly
  • sound edit
    Brandan Quinn
    Grant Edmonds
  • sound mix
    Grant Edmonds
  • on-line
    Fearless Films
  • colour correction
    Fearless Films
  • marketing manager
    Leslie Stafford
  • centre administrator
    Josiah Rothenberg
    Cyndi Forcand
  • series producer
    Vanessa Loewen
    Joe MacDonald
  • series executive producer
    Derek Mazur
    Peter Strutt

  • lgemmel

    Very nicely done! Native people have a lot to be proud of and Red Flag symbolizes the right to show and celebrate their heritage.

    lgemmel, 7 Oct 2010
  • alvin11

    wow! LUV IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!its a cool film i totally understand it

    alvin11, 7 Jun 2010
  • rumpole

    this music was correct for film I enjoyed it . I think the lengh was correct for the message of the film.

    rumpole, 14 Mar 2010