Michelle Latimer | Canada | 2017 | 12 MIN | Short Documentary
Saturday 21 October 2017 | 11:15 AM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 2
Screening as part of MANKILLER
The oil boom in North Dakota has brought thousands of new people to the region and with them an influx of drugs, crime and sex trafficking. This beautiful work is an evocative meditation on Indigenous women’s integral connection to land and the ways in which the extractive industry’s rape of the Earth is directly linked to the violence perpetrated against Indigenous women and girls.
Michelle Latimer (Métis/Algonquin) is the showrunner, director and writer of the Viceland breakout series RISE, which premiered at the 2017 Sundance Festival. A Toronto-based filmmaker, showrunner/producer, actor and activist, she has two films in this year’s imagineNATIVE.