Alanis Obomsawin's first short film presents a series of crayon drawings by the children of Moose Factory, with the children's own explanatory voiceovers providing a vivid look at life in this old Native settlement.
A troubled young Aboriginal boy travels with his adoptive father back to his hometown to trace his origins.
Ivan Sen (Beneath Clouds, Toomelah) directs this intimate documentary portrait of Tom Lewis, the star of the landmark film The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, who sets out to find the final resting place of the Welsh-born father whom he never knew.
Filmmaker Gil Cardinal sets out on a search for his biological family to try and understand how he ended up in foster care as an infant, eventually finding a new appreciation of his Métis heritage.
Copyright © Toronto International Film Festival Inc. 2013. All rights reserved.