The importance of documentary – Pique Newsmagazine

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 2017227 Views

Whistler’s Diamondhead Films’ latest, Walk, focuses on missing and murdered Indigenous women

There’s a moment in the documentary Walk when the most heart-wrenching kind of recognition takes place.

“That’s my daughter,” says one mother tearfully, touching a photo of a young smiling woman on a van covered in the images of many dead or missing loved ones.

Tears and a grief-stricken hug follows — a moment of intimacy with cameras capturing it from a distance.

“One of my worst fears is that they will be forgotten, that they will be brushed under the rug,” she says.

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