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
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
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