Les Vaillants (The Valiant)
Martin Gunn (Kitcisakik/Anishnabe) | Canada | 2018 | 5 min | English | Short Documentary | Ontario Premiere
Thu Oct 18 3:30 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 2
Part of Tectonic Shift
For over 100 years, whenever someone dies, Kitcisakik men get together to build a free casket as a show of solidarity with the family.
Martin Gunn wanted to highlight the tradition of making coffins to honour those who bequeathed him this knowledge.This is his first film.