Star Wars - trash compactor

Zoe Leigh Hopkins | Canada | 2014 | 3 MIN | SHORT Drama

Friday 21 October 2016 | 11:59 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 2
Screening as part of The Witching Hour

Produced by students and graduates of the Mohawk language immersion program for adults at Onkwawenna Kentyohkwa in Six Nations, this delightful short recreates the unforgettable trash compactor scene from the original Star Wars in the Mohawk language. Winner of #TIFFStarWars contest.

Zoe Leigh Hopkins (Heiltsuk/ Mohawk) is an alumnus of the Sundance Institute’s Feature Film Program. She has made several short films that have screened internationally including Sundance, Worldwide Short Film Festival and Berlin. Her film The Garden won the NSI Online Festival’s A&E Short Filmmaker’s Award and her most recent short, Mohawk Midnight Runners, won the Best Canadian Short Drama at imagineNATIVE 2013.