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Jay Cardinal Villeneuve

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B: in Slave Lake, Alberta

Indigenous filmmaker and actor Jay Cardinal Villeneuve is from Slave Lake, Alberta. His 2018 NFB film, Holy Angels, was featured in the Edmonton International Film Festival. It is an artistic documentary about Lena Wandering Spirit and her experiences in the residential school system in the 1960s. We list his credits as an actor first.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

The Road That Binds Us (2005, short)
Indigenous Streets: A Native Gangster Tale (2010, short)
Mîkiwâm (2013, short)
The Yawning (2015, short)
The Revenant (2015)
Wait for Rescue (2016, short)
No Reservations (2017, short)
Cop and a Half: New Recruit (TV-2017)
Meatball Sub (2018, short)
The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open (2019)
Fifty Shades of Red (2019, short)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Level 9 (2000)
Search and Rescue (2009)
Land of the Giant Robots (2010)
Jay and Shaun’s Movie Minute (2012)
Animism (2013)
Coyote’s Crazy Smart Science Show (2017)
Altered Carbon (2018)
Supernatural (2018)
Siren (2019)

Credits as a Director:
Reserved for Hollywood (2010, short)
Mîkiwâm (2013, short)
Hickey Gone Wrong (2015, short)
Holy Angels (2017, short, documentary)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
Reserved for Hollywood (2010, short)
Mîkiwâm (2013, short)
Hickey Gone Wrong (2015, short)

The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open, movie, poster,