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Kuessipan

Kuessipan 350 482 Forest City Film Festival

Description: Two girls grow up as best friends in an Innu community. While Mikuan has a loving family, Shaniss is picking up the pieces of her shattered childhood. As children, they promised each other to stick together no matter what. But as they’re about to turn 17, their friendship is shaken when Mikuan falls for a white boy, and starts dreaming of leaving the reserve that’s now too small for her dreams. This beautiful film was nominated for 3 Canadian Screen awards in 2020: Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor and Actress.

SWO Connection: This is part of our French Day and Indigenous series

Run Time: 1:57:00 min