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shaman

Echo Henoche | canada | 2017 | 5 MIN | animation

Sunday 22 October 2017 | 2:30 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3
Toronto Premiere

Screening as part of Ambient Light

Based on a polar bear legend, Shaman recounts the story of a polar bear that’s transformed into an iconic mountain in the community of Nain, Labrador.

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Echo Henoche (Nunatsiavut Inuk) grew up in Nain and is the granddaughter of accomplished stone sculptor Gilbert Hays. Intent on becoming an artist from a young age, she sold her first piece of art when she was eight years old. This is Echo’s first animated short.