Drama, 14 mins, 16 mm, 2001

Director / Writer / Producer

  • “Unwoven” was produced with the generous support of the Manitoba Arts Council, Manitoba Film and Sound, the National Film Board of Canada, and the Winnipeg Film Group
  • Curators and programmers, please email for a preview link


On the death of her mother, a woman recalls another separation that happened to her as a child. Through memories of a childhood braiding game, she comes to understand her mother’s profound sadness and her own need for connection.


  • Best Drama Short, Manitoba Blizzards – 2003


  • Niagara Indie Film Festival (St. Catherines, Ontario) – 2003
  • Festival internacional de cortometrajes (Santiago, Chile) – 2002
  • Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival (Victoria, BC) – 2002
  • NSI-Canada FilmExchange (Winnipeg, Manitoba) – 2002


  • “The New Wave: The WFG’s First Decade in a New Century,” Winnipeg Film Group DVD Publication and Release Screening at the Winnipeg Cinematheque (Winnipeg, Canada) – 2012
  • “Memory Work: The Films of Cecilia Araneda,” curated by Scott Birdwise, Canadian Film Institute (Ottawa, Canada) – 2010
  • A Feast for the Senses Arts Festival – film screening series, curated by Solomon Nagler (Winnipeg, Manitoba) – 2002




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