Christine Welsh

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Christine Welsh is a Métis Canadian filmmaker, feminist and associate professor at the University of Victoria.[1]

Life[edit]

Welsh was born and raised in Regina, Saskatchewan. She graduated from University of Regina, with a B.A. in 1986. She has produced, written and directed films for more than 30 years. Welsh's 2006 National Film Board of Canada documentary Finding Dawn, about murdered and missing Canadian Aboriginal women, won a Gold Audience Award at the 2006 Amnesty International Film Festival.[2] Other film credits include: Women in the Shadows (directed by Norma Bailey,1992), Keepers of the Fire (1994), Kuper Island: Return to the Healing Circle (with Peter C. Campbell, 1997), and The Story of the Coast Salish Knitters (2000).[3]

Welsh teaches courses in indigenous women’s studies and indigenous cinema.[4] She is a resident of Saltspring Island.[5][6]

Filmography[edit]

  • Finding Dawn, (2006) Ericksen, Svend-Erik (Producer). [Documentary]. Canada. The National Film Board of Canada.
  • The Story of the Coast Salish Knitters, (2000) Darling Kovanik, G. & Welsh, C. (Producers). [Documentary]. Canada. Prairie Girl Films and the National Film Board of Canada.
  • Kuper Island: Return to the Healing Circle, (1997) Campbell, Peter C & Welsh, C (Producers). Campbell, Peter C & Welsh, C (Directors). [Documentary]. Canada. Gumboot Productions.
  • Keepers of the Fire, (1994) Herring, I., Johansson, S., Macdonald, J. & Welsh, C. (Producers). [Documentary]. Canada. Omni Film Productions and the National Film Board of Canada.
  • Women in the Shadows, (1991) Johansson, S. & Welsh, C. (Producers). Bailey, N. (Director). [Documentary]. Canada. Direction Films and the National Film Board of Canada.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Christine Welsh". University of Victoria. Retrieved 16 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Christine Welsh". Women Make Movies. Retrieved 16 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Christine Welsh". Cinema Politica. Retrieved 4 May 2016. 
  4. ^ "Acclaimed Feminist Filmmaker To Screen "Finding Dawn"". Center for the Study of Women in Society. University of Oregon. Archived from the original on 8 May 2009. Retrieved 26 November 2009. 
  5. ^ O'CONNOR, JENNIFER (Winter 2009). "FINDING DAWN". Herizons. Bnet. 
  6. ^ "Métis filmmaker Christine Welsh can be proud of her showing at the Amnesty International Film Festival". Georgia Straight. November 9, 2006. Retrieved 26 November 2009.