Indigenous family’s campaign for justice focus of film coming to Kelowna Oct. 23 – The Daily Courier

Indigenous family’s campaign for justice focus of film coming to Kelowna Oct. 23 – The Daily Courier

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 2019218 Views

The award-winning documentary about an Indigenous family’s quest for justice following a fatal shooting will be screened Oct. 23 in Kelowna.

We Will Stand Up (Nipawistamasowin) will play at 4 and 7 p.m. at Cineplex Cinemas at Orchard Plaza.

The 98-minute documentary, directed and narrated by Saskatoon-based Cree filmmaker Tasha Hubbard, follows the family of Colten Boushie, who was shot dead by a Saskatchewan farmer in 2016.

The film won best Canadian feature documentary at Hoc Docs 2019 in Toronto and picked up the Colin Low Award for best Canadian documentary at DOXA 2019 in Vancouver.

The documentary is distributed by the National Film Board of Canada, which is currently touring We Will Stand Up across Canada.

Read More: http://www.kelownadailycourier.ca/entertainment/article_e4660b7c-efcf-11e9-ba01-dbecdeb28a2a.html

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