Friday 9 September 8pm — at The Film House
Canada, 2020. Directed by James Burns. 13 min. NR.
Starring: Autumn Peltier
The Water Walker is a short documentary, tracing the roots, passion and perseverance of young Autumn Peltier. We follow her story as she prepares to speak at the United Nations. Autumn is an influential figure in the Indigenous and global youth-led environmental movement. In 2019, 14-year-old Autumn was named the chief water commissioner by the Anishinabek Nation.
Blood and Water: A Reclamation Story
Canada, 2020. Directed by Layla Staats. 23 min. NR.
Starring: Layla Black, Logan Staats, Tehahenteh Miller
This short film shares the story of Layla Black on her path to reclaim her Mohawk identity. As a generational survivor of residential schools, they took her culture from her, but watch her story as she takes it back. And it all started with the water.
Tickets are pay-what-you-can including FREE — visit FirstOntario PAC’s website for details.