True North | True North
After committing a crime that shakes their community, Flinch (David Burke), Bryce (Joel Evans), and Rupert (Dwight Moses) are sent to live on the land for nine months and explore the healing power of restorative justice. The Elders reconnect them to a life that was taken from them long ago, but it’s up to the boys to acquire the humility needed for restitution. Adapting Richard Van Camp’s novel and shooting in four languages, director Carla Ulrich underscores the value of culture and tradition.
Preceded By: I'm Not NextDirector: Tristin Greyeyes / BC, 2019, 10 min.
A mother escapes an abusive relationship with her daughter in tow only to learn that she’ll always be a target of violence. She takes back her power by fighting not only for herself but for daughter as well. more...
Preceded By: WildfireDirector: Bretten Hannam / NS, 2018, 12 min.
Stalked by his abusive white father, a rebellious Mi’kmaw runaway meets a two-spirit teenager drawn to his journey. As he learns the Mi’kmaw language and culture from his new companion, a deeper bond begins to grow between them. more...