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Jesse Wente on Indigenous stories through a different lens


November 9, 2018

Ojibwe film programmer Jesse Wente is the first director of the newly created Indigenous Screen Office (ISO), an initiative launched last year by funding agencies, producers and broadcasters.

The ISO’s current mission includes increasing representation of Indigenous filmmakers in the industry and Indigenous stories within the Canadian screen sector as well as supporting narrative sovereignty for Indigenous peoples.

Read more about Wente’s long-term hopes for an Indigenous screen industry here.