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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.