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
Theola Ross, Stefani Bersinic, Kîwêtin Bersinic Ross
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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.