The Truth and Reparation Film Series
Join us online for three films honouring Indigenous resilience in this country.
All films start at 7 p.m. on Selkirk.Zoom.US/my/mircentre
Join us on Zoom first to open the evening in a good way. Then we will give you a link to Vimeo to view the film, after which time we will reconvene on Zoom for a discussion and closing.
nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up
- Thanks to the National Film Board of Canada and Downstream Documentary Productions
On August 9, 2016, a young Cree man named Colten Boushie died from a gunshot to the back of his head after entering Gerald Stanley’s rural property with his friends. The jury’s subsequent acquittal of Stanley captured international attention, raising questions about racism embedded within Canada’s legal system and propelling Colten’s family to national and international stages in their pursuit of justice.
Sensitively directed by Tasha Hubbard, nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up weaves a profound narrative encompassing the filmmaker’s own adoption, the stark history of colonialism on the Prairies, and a vision of a future where Indigenous children can live safely on their homelands.
This film deals with mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised.