Now in its eighth year, National Canadian Film Day (NCFD) is an annual celebration of Canadian Film with hundreds of screenings taking place. This year, NCFD will be happening online on April 21, 2021.
Asinabka Festival will be participating with a screening of the film "The Body Remembers When The World Broke Open" by Directors Kathleen Hepburn and Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers (Blackfoot/Sámi).
--> The film will be available for 48 hours starting on Wednesday April 21, 2021, at 12:01 AM. No registration required!
Two Indigenous women from vastly different backgrounds find their worlds colliding on an East Vancouver sidewalk when domestic violence forces one of them, a pregnant teen named Rosie (Violet Nelson), to flee her home.
Àila (Tailfeathers) swiftly offers her shelter, and as their intimate yet challenging encounter develops, the women weave a fragile bond, and must face their own unique struggles with the complexities of motherhood, class, and colonialism.
Q&A with directors Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers and Kathleen Hepburn. Moderated by Howard Adler, Co-Director of the Asinabka Festival.
--> Q&A Goes live April 21.
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