My Father's Tools

Heather Condo | CANADA | 2016 | 6 MIN | Short Documentary

Thursday 19 October 2017 | 4:15 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3
Ontario Premiere

Screening as part of Man-Made

Stephen goes about weaving a traditional basket with the knowledge his father gave him. As he weaves the basket there is a sense of peace and connection to all his father taught him.


Heather Condo (Mi'gmaq) was adopted out but moved back to homelands in Gesgapegiag to reconnect with her family. Her son encouraged her to make this film, which had its premiere at Sundance 2017 .