This short film, inspired by a true story, gives voice to the 1960s scoop through the experience of a young Indigenous teenager, Rose, who is forcibly confined to a convent during her final months of pregnancy. Roughly 30,000 Indigenous children fell victim to this National tragedy that focused on removing Indigenous children from their families and communities to have them adopted into Canadian homes, for nearly three decades, in an attempt to assimilate Indigenous culture.
The film celebrates Indigenous women who fought back to save their children against all odds and explores intergenerational trauma through a complex character, named Liz.

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Presented as Part Of Program 4 – Grandmother Moon

In Good Hands

A Métis woman’s expression of birth sovereignty, punctuated by intimate experiences of motherhood. She trac...
4 min | Vanda Fleury
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At Each Night

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3 min | Marie-Josée Tremblay | English | English Subtitles
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No Spectators Allowed

A true crime podcast host sits down with an indigenous women to record her sister’s cold case but their indi...
16 min | Kanani Koster
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Dogwood (Sipinikimm)

“When her aunt comes home bruised and hurt, Rose Home Gun is sent to gather traditional medicines in the woo...
16 min | Maya Rose Dittloff | In person: Open Captions | Online: Closed Captions
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The Daily Life of Mistress Red

The Daily Life of Mistress Red is a mockumentary that explores the world of kink, native women and defeating w...
10 min | Peshawn Rae Bread
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