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Savage

Lisa Jackson / Canada / 2010 / 6 ' / Cree / S.T. English

Credits

Hart Snider & Brendan Woollard
Lisa Jackson
Robert Aschmann
Rodrigo Caballero
Lori Lozinski & Laren Grant
Cast: Ta'kaiya Blaney, Skeena Reece

Links & Reviews

Awards & Festivals

2010 Genie Award for Best Short Film
Golden Sheaf Award for Best Multicultural Film
ReelWorld Outstanding Canadian Short Film
Leo Awards for Best Actress and Best Editing

Upcoming Screenings

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In Production

A residential school musical.

Synopsis

On a summer day in the 1950s, a native girl watches the countryside go by from the backseat of a car. A woman at her kitchen table sings a lullaby in her Cree language. When the girl arrives at her destination, she undergoes a transformation that will turn the woman’s gentle voice into a howl of anger and pain.

In a place like this, there aren’t many chances to be a kid. But, when no one’s watching… 

 

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