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A Prayer for the Lost

Natasha Francis | CANADA | 2017 | 7 MIN | Short Drama

Friday 20 October 2017 | 3:45 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 2
World Premiere

Screening as part of Receptors

 

Two spirits - a young woman and a child - communicate to one another about the stories of their demise. Confused and lost, they long for the family they left behind.  

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Natasha Francis (Mi'kmaq) is a from Indian Island First Nation and began her career in theater at the University of Cape Breton. While in Sydney she played in numerous production such as The Vagina Monologues and The Merchant of Venice  and she is now also pursuing a career in film. A Prayer for the Lost was commissioned through imagineNATIVE’s annual partnership with the New Brunswick Filmmakers’ Co-operative.