october, 2021

sun24oct(oct 24)10:00 amtue26(oct 26)10:00 amAshes and EmbersCategory:iNfestival2021,On-Demand,Short Film


24 (Sunday) 10:00 am - 26 (Tuesday) 10:00 am(GMT-04:00) View in my time

Event Details

Ashes and Embers documents the stories of survivors who were at the St. Henri (Thunderchild) Indian Residential School when it burned down.

Director: Alix Van Der Donckt-Ferrand (​​Wendat)
Producer: Floyd Favel (Nehiyaw)
Canada | 2021 | 39 min
English/Cree w English subtitles | Documentary Short
Ontario Premiere

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

Alix Van Der Donckt-Ferrand is a visual artist from Tiotià:ke/Teotia’yih/Mooniyang/Montréal. She is a detribalized Wendat and also Quebecoise and Peruvian. 


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