Screening Category: 12p: Short Documentaries 5

A collection of documentaries that share intimate stories focusing on family, language and resiliency.

Bella’s Story

On July 20, 2013 Bella Laboucan-McLean, a bright and beautiful 25-year-old Cree woman plummets to her death from the 31st floor of a downtown Toronto high-rise. Today the mystery of her death remains unsolved. Bella’s Story explores the tragedy, the mystery and the aftermath one Indigenous family endures in their fight for answers, justice and… Read more »

ᏣᎳᎩ ᎠᏂᏬᏂᏍᎩ ᏚᎾᏙᎥ ᏗᎪᏪᎵ: The Cherokee Speakers Roll

The Cherokee language is sacred to our people and unfortunately it’s endangered. How will the next generation ensure the language survives? A book. The Cherokee Speakers Roll is at the heart of language preservation efforts. Learn how it how it’s brought Cherokee language warriors together.

Into the Circle

Into the Circle tells the story of a resilient Indigenous family, their journey through life-altering tragedy, and the community that helped them reconnect with their Lakota heritage.