Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs | CANADA | 2016 | 7 MIN | SHORT DRAMA
Saturday 22 October 2016 | 2:30 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 1
Screening as part of Femme Totale
Sheena, a lost teenager, is placed in a girl’s home. Seemingly forgotten and yearning for a life of freedom, she runs away, only to be picked up by a dangerous stranger. The directorial debut by actor Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs is a sober commentary of missing Indigenous women.
Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs (Mohawk) is a film and television actress best known for her starring role in Rhymes for Young Ghouls, for which she received a Best Actress nomination at the 2014 Canadian Screen Awards. Her most recent acting work includes The Sun at Midnight and The Land of Rock Gold, both of which are screening at this year’s imagineNATIVE.