Biidaaban: First Light

Lisa Jackson (Anishinaabe) | Canada | 2018 | VR | All Ages

Enter a world set long after the apocalypse has come and gone. Experience the wonder and beauty of an Indigenous future in what was Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square, now reclaimed by nature. Explore the relaxing and sensual environment as you listen to the Thanksgiving address spoken in Wendat, Mohawk, and Ojibway.

Director Lisa Jackson’s award-winning fiction and documentary films have screened widely at festivals such as Berlin, Hot Docs, SXSW and London BFI. Her work has also aired on many networks in Canada and earned her a Genie Award (Canada’s Oscar®). Lisa’s upcoming projects include an IMAX film and more traditional film and TV work.