october, 2021

thu21oct(oct 21)10:00 amsat23(oct 23)10:00 amAdaawkCategory:iNfestival2021,On-Demand,Short Film


21 (Thursday) 10:00 am - 23 (Saturday) 10:00 am(GMT-04:00) View in my time

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Directed, produced, and told by family members along the Highway of Tears, this film is beautifully shot, reverent, and uplifting, showing us the raising of the commemoration healing totem pole in Kitsumkalum, Tsimshian Territory.

Director/Producer: Lorna Brown (Wetʹsuwet′en)
Canada | 2021 | 42 min
English | Documentary Short
World Premiere

Availability: Canada
Content Warnings: Triggering historical trauma (Residential schools, Indian Act, 60s Scoop, MMIWG2S)

Lorna Brown (Wetʹsuwetʹen) is a first-time filmmaker. She brings a sense of empathy and compassion to her first film, Adaawk. 


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