Meneath: The Hidden Island of Ethics

The inner turmoil of a girl with mixed Indigenous/European ancestry is laid bare as she struggles to reclaim herself from the Seven Deadly Sins through the power of the Seven Sacred Teachings in this fearless, defiant affirmation of healing identity and self.

Director/Writer: Terril Calder (Orkney Cree Métis)
Canada | 2021 | 19 min
English | Dramatic Short

Availability: Canada

Content Warnings: Triggering historical trauma (Residential schools, Indian Act, 60s Scoop, MMIWG2S)

Terril Calder is a highly acclaimed Orkney Cree Métis artist who writes, directs, crafts, and animates her own stop motion films. Her films have screened nationally and internationally and won several Best Animation awards.


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