(The Grandmother)

Stacy Howard | United States | 2017 | 13 MIN | 14A | Short Drama

Saturday 21 October 2017 | 1:00 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3
World Premiere
Screening as part of Mother + Child

When Riley gets suspended from school, her mother sends her to spend a day with her grandmother. Although Riley is resistant at first, the loving and strong nature of her grandmother opens Riley’s world as she learns more of her Diné culture and language.


Stacy Howard was born and raised on the Navajo Nation in Mexican Water, Arizona. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film & Television from the University of Arizona; this is her second short film.