Steven Thomas Davies

Steven Thomas Davies is a Canadian filmmaker of Coast Salish (Snuneymuxw) and European descent based on Vancouver Island. His practice is collaborative and community driven, and often follows stories of cultural resurgence that infuse a sense of pride. Davies’ earlier works include The Re-naming of PKOLS, charting the WSÁNEC First Nations’ revolutionary step to reclaim and re-name a sacred mountain in their traditional territory; Discovery Island, a dramatic film about a young Indigenous man who moves to an isolated island to prove his love and worth as a father; and Ahousat going? A Portrait of the Ahousaht, a documentary film that follows the West Coast community's response to a suicide crisis in 2004.