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Yakonnhéhkwen

November 23 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Two years ago, while I was mid-production of my film “Yakonnhéhkwen (It Sustains Her)” a student who I was teaching in Six Nations, ON committed suicide. Touched by this event, it informed the narrative of “Yakonnhéhkwen” placing a stronger focus on mental health and suicide. I wanted to create space to engage this discourse and empower viewers who have resonance with my main character’s story because suicide is such an epidemic on First Nation’s territories.

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Date:
November 23
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Venue

TCL Chinese Theatre #6
6801 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, 90028
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