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Puktew Muin

Daniel Fortin | Short Drama
Mi’gMaq| Canada | 2019 | 8 min
World Premiere

Sunday, October 27, 2019 | 10:30am
Shorts Program: Metamorphosis
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 2

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 | 10:15am
Shorts Program: Metamorphosis
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3

While listening to their uncle retell the Mi'kmaq story of Skus and Muin, two precocious children begin to imagine themselves as the lead characters of the tale. Filled with whimsy and playfulness, Puktew Muin is an adorable reinterpretation into the boundless imagination of a child.

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A multi-faceted Indigenous artist, Daniel Fortin (Metis) has spent a decade learning most aspects of T.V. and Film. His short films have screened internationally including at WAFF, imagineNative, Montréal First Peoples Film Festival, Regina International Film Festival and Whistler Film Festival.