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RAE

Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs | Canada | 2017 | 12 MIN | Short Drama

Saturday 21 October 2017 | 1:00 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3
World Premiere
Screening as part of Mother + Child

Seven-year-old Rae looks forward to the birthday party her mother promised, but as the day continues, Rae watches as the voices in her mother’s head begin to overtake her and Rae must confront her mother’s mental illness as the responsibilities of parenting get reversed.  

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Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs (Mohawk) is an award-winning film and television actress and director. Her roles include the lead in Rhymes for Young Ghouls (2013) and The Sun at Midnight (2016). She made her directorial debut with STOLEN (2016) which screened at imagineNATIVE. She was honoured as part of 2017's Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year's Women in Film at TIFF.