Sean Stiller | CANADA | 2017 | 10 MIN | Short Documentary

Thursday 19 October 2017 | 6:45 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3
Toronto Premiere
Screening as part of Out of State


As Shuswap elder Ralph Phillips walks through his territory picking sage, he reveals the sometimes difficult stories of his life that have impacted his journey, beginning with his time at residential school. As he prepares the medicine and cleanses himself, he reveals the ways he came out of abuse and trauma to stand strong in his community.


Sean Stiller is an emerging Secwepemc filmmaker based in Toronto. His work largely centres on Indigenous and social justice issues in Canada, as well as on experimental and transmedia documentary practice.