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Conor McNally | CANADA | 2017 | 40 MIN | Short Documentary

Friday 20 October 2017 | 3:45 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 2
Ontario Premiere

Screening as part of Receptors

A meditative and captivating work that follows the oral storytelling of Dwayne Donald, an educator from Edmonton, as he draws from Nêhiyawak philosophies speaking about the multilayered histories of Indigenous peoples' presence both within and around Amiskwacîwâskahikan, now known as the City of Edmonton. This captivating work reveals the buried stories that lay beneath our cityscapes.

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Conor McNally (Métis/Otipemisiwak) is a filmmaker based in Edmonton. He creates works through a combination of instinct and hands-on trial and error. Conor is also a proud father and a garlic grower.