october, 2021

wed20oct(oct 20)10:00 amfri22(oct 22)10:00 amDear FriendCategory:iNfestival2021,On-Demand,Short Film


20 (Wednesday) 10:00 am - 22 (Friday) 10:00 am(GMT-04:00) View in my time

Event Details

A beautiful, poignant visual letter made by Indigenous youth to a “cruel friend” (anxiety) that is equally stunning, empathetic, poetic, and profound. Made with great care and support from Siksika Health Services.

Director: Trevor Solway (Blackfoot)
Writer: Tyra Cross Child (Blackfoot)
Producers: Trevor Solway (Blackfoot), Quintina Adolpho (Blackfoot)
Canada | 2021 | 6 min
English | Experimental Short
World Premiere

Availability: Worldwide
Content Warnings: Mental Health – Depression

Trevor Solway, Sinakson, is a Blackfoot filmmaker, producer, and youth mentor from Siksika Nation. He is the founder of The Napi Collective, a mentorship filmmaking society based in Siksika. 


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