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3 Shorts

MARY TWO-AXE EARLEY: I AM INDIAN AGAIN shares the powerful story of Mary Two-Axe Earley, who fought for more than two decades to challenge sex discrimination against First Nations women embedded in Canada’s Indian Act and became a key figure in Canada’s women’s rights movement.
Some French with English subtitles.

 

​Directed by Courtney Montour

34 min. | Canada | 2021

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INTO LIGHT   When a child reveals who they truly are on the inside, how does a parent set aside their own expectations to help them become their most authentic self? Sheona McDonald’s documentary captures a season of change as a mother and child navigate the complexities of gender identity together. 

 

Directed by Sheona McDonald 

19 min. | Canada | 2021

     

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KAMALI   A single Indian mother's fight for her daughter's empowerment through skateboarding.   Seven-year-old Kamali is the only female skateboarder in a village in India where a skate ramp happened to be built outside her house.   In India, a female skateboarder is a symbol of going against the grain and taking ownership of one's life.  This film celebrates those who take the risk to be themselves.  

Tamil, English subtitles. 

 

​Directed by Sasha Rainbow

24 min. | India | 2019

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Details:

Date:       Saturday April 30, 2022
Time:       2:00 pm

Cost:         $15


Location:  Princess Twin Cinemas
                  46 King St. North
                  Uptown Waterloo