Run Woman Run

After a health scare, Beck, a single mom, sees visions of a ghost, runner Tom Longboat, who works to inspire her to get healthy. We follow Beck, as she takes a journey to reclaim her health, family, and language, all centred around her goal to run a marathon dedicated to the love of her family, herself, and her culture. This journey is emotional and powerful. Beck is a character who is easy to root for.

Director: Zoe Hopkins (Heiltsuk/Mohawk)
Producers: Laura Milliken (Ojibway), Paula Devonshire (Mohawk), Peter James Thornton
Canada | 2020 | 100 min
English/Kanyen’kéha w English Subtitles | Dramatic Feature
Ontario Premiere

Availability: Ontario

Content Warnings: Suicide

Zoe Hopkins is a Heiltsuk and Mohawk woman born in Bella Bella, British Columbia. She is raising her son in her father’s community of Six Nations, where she learned to speak and teach Kanyen’kéha.

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