Alex Williams

Alex Williams is a multi-disciplinary artist working in documentary and narrative film, theatre, and still photography, raised in Treaty Six territory. Alex holds a B.F.A. in Film from Emily Carr University. He is President of the artist-run centre Charles Street Video, and sits on the Boards of the Toronto Media Arts Centre and the Indigenous Theatre Company Article 11. He is a member of Canadian Actor’s Equity Association and an instructor at the National Theatre School of Canada. 

Artist Code: 2000


The Pass System

2015, 51:00 minutes, colour, English, Closed Captioned (DVD), English subtitles for Cree/Ojibwe/Anishnaabemowin Dene/ Athabascan/Siksika

Critical Writing

Conflict, Coercion, and Settler Colonialism in Western Canada
by Sean Carleton. Canadian Dimension, Spring 2016, v. 50, no. 2.
Canadian Film Week
by Janet Smith et al. The Georgia Straight, Apr 13, 2016.
Ottawa Acknowledges Some Records of Pass System Were Destroyed...
by Joanna Smith. The Toronto Star, Apr 27, 2016.