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Ahkâmêyimo nitânis

Candy Fox | Short Documentary
Canada| 2019 | 12 min

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 | 10:00am
Eating Up Easter
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 2

Indigenous educators Andrea Landry and Colby Tootoosis journal love letters to their young daughter determined to break the cycle of colonial violence and intergenerational trauma on the beautiful, Saskatchewan prairies.
 

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Candy Fox is a Cree director from Piapot First Nation in Treaty 4 territory,
Saskatchewan. She has acted for theatre, television and numerous films as as being a storyteller behind the camera. She obtained her bachelor's degree in film production from the University of Regina in 2015. Her short film Backroads premiered at Canada’s Top Ten Film festival in 2015 as well as named Best Student Film by the Saskatchewan Independent Film Awards. She is a recent alumnus of the National Screen Institute’s IndigiDocs program where she directed her latest film ahkâmêyimo nitânis (Keep Going, My Daughter) that premiered at the 2019 Hot Docs Festival.