Rhymes For Young Ghouls filmmaker Jeff Barnaby on Indigenous Waves


Filmmaker Jeff Barnaby (Mi’kMaq) joined Indigenous Waves this week to talk his first feature film, Rhymes For Young Ghouls. Rhymes has garnered a great deal of attention, including putting Barnaby on TIFF’s Top 10 Canadian Films Festival List.

Jeff Barnaby is from Listuguj, Quebec. His short films have played in numerous festivals, including Sundance, Tribeca, Fantasia, and Vancouver. His film The Colony (07) was selected by TIFF as one of Canada’s Top Ten shorts. Rhymes for Young Ghouls (13) is his debut feature.


Skookum Sound System – Nawala

Shining Soul – Triumph

Tall Paul – Protect Ya Spirit

Shibastik – Fire and Water

Sarah Decarlo – Oh My Soul

Originally Aired Monday February 3, 2014

Photo Credits: Jamaias DaCosta (screening photo); Prospector Films (film still)

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