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Short Forum | True North

Two women in a bi-racial, queer relationship decide that the white partner will carry her partner’s Indigenous child.

Betty Youson Award for Best Canadian Short, Hot Docs 20

Screens in program VIFF Short Forum: Programme 4

Director Icon Director
Theola Ross

Theola Ross, Stefani Bersinic, Kîwêtin Bersinic Ross
Producer Alex Bailey
Screenwriter Theola Ross
Cinematographer Alex Nour
Editor Lucius Dechausay
Music Anthony Wallace
Production Company Theola Ross Productions Inc.
Source Winnipeg Film Group Distribution
Canada 2020 11 min. English Director’s Website


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Theola Ross is a Two-Spirit Queer Womxn from Pimichikamak Cree Nation. Her first language is Cree, the language of her ancestors. She is a recent graduate of the Bachelor of Social Work program at Ryerson University and has made Toronto her second home. Her work has centred around helping individuals struggling with the social-cultural context. Raising her daughter and healing herself through an Indigenous lens and decolonized action is of the utmost importance to Theola and her partner.

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