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// Films // Sayachapis


Mar Y Sol / Canada / 2014 / 21 ' / English


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Awards & Festivals

Best Short Film: Présence Autochtone 2014
The Young Hope Mainfilm Award: Présence Autochtone 2014
Official Selection: American Indian Film Festival 2014

Official Selection: Moonrise Film Festival 2014
Official Selection: Optic Main Film 2014
Official Selection: Vancouver short film festival 2014
Official Selection: Brooklyn Underground Film Festival 2014
Official Selection: Random Film Festival Pologne 2014
Official Selection: Festival Film sur l'environnement de Portneuf 2015

Upcoming Screenings

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In Production

A man whom the residential schools did not succeed in destroying has a long memory. And he never minces his words.


Named “52” for ten years, Sayachapis now lives alone on Indian Island, a small island off grid off the coast of Vancouver Island. A residential school survivor, he remembers vividly the hard labor, starvation, rape, broken bones and unimaginable horrors from the years gone by. “I am still alive, I am still ok.”


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