Listen to our interview with Lisa Meeches recorded live at the 10th Annual Manito Ahbee Festival.
Lisa Meeches is one of the most dynamic and respected producers in the film industry, and a proud Ojibway from Long Plain First Nation. One of her recent projects, 4 time CSA nominee and 2 time winner We Were Children, is widely praised by residential school survivors for its power to heal, while general audiences have been moved by its accurate and truthful portrayal of the impacts of Canada’s colonial past.
Ms. Meeches has produced numerous projects to critical acclaim. Among them: more than 150 hours of :The Sharing Circle, Canada’s longest running Aboriginal television series; Ice Road Truckers one of the most prolific television documentary series in US television history, Tipi Tales, a Parent’s Choice award winning children’s series; and Elijah, a Gemini Award winning MOW; and the 3 times nominated 2 time winner of CSA’s JACK.
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