RESOLUTE

RESOLUTE

    Price: $249.00

    Code: 2561
    Format: DVD

    Directed by Daniel Roher
    2015, 21 minutes
    Purchase $249 | Classroom rental: $125


    It was a forced relocation to assert sovereignty that led the Canadian government to commit one of the most grievous human rights violations in Canadian history. Zipporah was a girl when her family was among the eighty Inuit to be sent to the high arctic, but she remembers vividly the anger when her father realized he had been duped. An epidemic of alcoholism swept through the town as the men and women drowned their shame at the military’s tavern. This family drama documents the story of Zipporah and her two daughters, Doreen and Celina who grew up in a community of darkness. Through a harmonization of haunting interviews, archival footage and experimental animation, Resolute tells a story familiar to thousands of indigenous families in Canada and beyond.

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    Festivals & Awards

    OFFICIAL SELECTION - DOXA Documentary Film Festival Vancouver
    OFFICIAL SELECTION - Arizona International Film Festival
    OFFICIAL SELECTION - Planet in Focus - International Environmental Film Festival
    OFFICIAL SELECTION - Alba Human Rights Documentary Film Festival

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