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Nathan Adler/Howard Adler | Short Documentary
Canada | 2019 | 7 min
World Premiere

Thursday, October 24, 2019 | 3:45pm
Short Program: Indig Love Stories
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 1

A short film exploring Indigenous love, couples share what love means to them, navigating relationships, first kisses, what love is, and what makes you fall in love.


Howard Adler (Anishinaabe, Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation) is an award winning writer, artist, and filmmaker. Howard is currently the Co-Director and Programmer for the Asinabka Festival, an Indigenous film and media arts festival in Ottawa. Howard is Jewish and Ojibwa and a member of Lac des Mille Lacs First Nation, North-western Ontario.

Nathan Adler (Anishinaabe, Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation) is the author of Wrist, an Indigenous monster story written from the monster's perspective (Kegedonce Press). He is a writer and artist who works in many different mediums, including audio & video, drawing & painting, as well as glass. He is an MFA candidate for Creative Writing from UBC, a first-place winner of the Aboriginal Writing Challenge, and a recipient of a Hnatyshyn Reveal award for Literature. He is Anishinaabe and Jewish, a member of Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation, and resides in Mono, Ontario.