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Chasing Tears

Chantelle Anderson (Cree)
Canada | 2018 | 9 min | English/Blackfoot/Cree with English Subtitles

Short Drama

Thu Oct 18 2:00 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 4
Part of
imagineNATIVE Originals

Created as part of the CSIF/imagineNATIVE Mentorship

Jay Cook’s bright and hopeful college basketball career is threatened when he begins to experience disturbing visions of a young woman being kidnapped. Upon discovering the young woman is real and missing, he must decide whether to stay the course and continue on his path towards a prominent basketball career, or step into the dark unknown and answer her plea for help.


Chantelle Marie Anderson is an emerging filmmaker based out of Calgary. She was trained in the arts at Ryerson University where her passion for storytelling began. Her directorial short film debut, Chasing Tears, was shot in Alberta with an all female crew and an all Indigenous cast.