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Bzindan (Harmony)

Nadia McLaren | 2017 | 4 MIN | Music Video

Saturday 21 October 2017 | 10:00 AM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3
World Premiere
Screening as part of First Step

In this uplifting music video, seven Elders collaborated with 12 urban Indigenous youth in Peterborough to create a song. Their creation, Bzindan, speaks of a flowing river where a boat and the water sing together, and knowledge of the ancestors is remembered.

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Nadia McLaren (Anishinaabe) hails from northern Ontario. She is a visual artist, writer and graduate from the Ontario College of Art and Design. Her film Muffins For Granny (2006) won an Honourable Mention at imagineNATIVE.