SATURDAY, JULY 29
World Premiere (WP), North American Premiere (NAP); Canadian Premiere (CP), Ontario Premiere (OP), Toronto Premiere (TP).
FOREIGN SHORT & NORTH AMERICAN INDIGENOUS DOCUMENTARIES
SATURDAY - JULY 29
10 AM - 12 PM
Total running time: 67 minutes
Followed by audience Q & A. Hosted by Leslie-Ann Coles
Directed by Vicky Xingyu Gu
Ontario Premiere (OP)
Several years after the death of her grandfathers, a young woman recollects her memories of them.
(OP, Animation, 6:49, 2022, China/USA)
Directed by Bridget Dockstader, Cathie Jamieson, Nishina Esqiega, Presley Owl Meawasige, and tUkU
Toronto Premiere (TP)
Five Indigenous and Black women are called together by Mother Earth to embark on a journey to reclaim their power, their stories, their voices and walk on the road to healing themselves and each other. Awakening happens for each woman as they collaborate, through exploration, spirituality, and ceremony – a redefining of the word “reconciliation.” Produced by Weengushk Film Institute in partnership with FeFF.
(TP, Indigenous Documentary, 22:30, 2022, Canada).