Joe Buffalo

Joe Buffalo is an Indigenous skateboard legend. He’s also a survivor of Canada’s notorious Indian Residential School system. Following a traumatic childhood and decades of addiction, Joe must face his inner demons to realize his dream of turning pro.


Director Bio

Syrian-Canadian filmmaker Amar Chebib began making videos while growing up skateboarding in the Middle East. He has since made various award-winning short films and commercials, as well as a feature documentary about three Syrian musicians turned refugees. Amar resides with his wife on unceded Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh territory in Vancouver.

Info

  • Directed by:Amar Chebib
  • Written by:Amar Chebib & Joe Buffalo
  • Produced by:Hayley Morin & Mack Stannard
  • Runtime:16 mins
  • Completion Date:January 15, 2021
  • Country of Origin:Canada
  • Country of Filming:Canada
  • Language:English
  • Category:Non-Fiction
  • Selection:Main Competition - Programme 23
  • In Person Screening Time & Venue:Nov 7th Bridgeways Ballymahon 11am - 12pm
  • Online Screening TimeNov 7th 4pm - 10pm
  • Links: Website Instagram

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2022 submission open

Still Voices 2022 Submissions Open

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • December 1st, 2021

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terence davies festival patron

Terence Davies Becomes Festival Patron

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  • November 12th, 2021

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2021 award winners

Still Voices 2021 Award Winners

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  • November 5th, 2021

The Still Voices 2021 Short Film Competition Award Winners.

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