Elle‑Máijá Tailfeathers

Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers (Blackfoot/Sami) is an emerging filmmaker, actor, and writer. Her films have screened at numerous international festivals including imagineNATIVE and the Vancouver International Film Festival. In 2012, her short film A Red Girl’s Reasoning won the Best Canadian Short Drama at imagineNATIVE. In 2013, she was selected for the Indigenous Film Fellowship by the International Sámi Film Centre in Norway to develop her first feature-length screenplay. She is an alumnus of the Berlinale Talent Campus.


The Embargo Project

2015, 72:26 minutes, Colour, English, French, Mohawk, Sámi, Anishinaabe and Inuktitut