Elder’s Room

In a lodge at Kainai Nation’s High School, Blood Tribe Elders, youth, and counselors confront the ongoing trauma of the Canadian Residential School system and work to build a future informed by their cultural teachings.

Directed by

Michael B MacDonald & Shirley Steinberg

2020 | 23 min | English

Featured selections

Toronto International Women Film Festival 2021
Venice Shorts Film Festival 2021
International Festival of Winter Cinema 2021

Filmmaker’s country: Canada
Country of filming: Canada
Country of production: Canada

6 pm | Screening
Co-presented with Wapikoni Mobile and McCord Stewart Museum

7:30 pm | Presentation
Jack Belhumeur, guest filmmaker and session programmer (Wapikoni Mobile)
Terry Jones, director of Soup For My Brother

Thursday, May 9

6 pm | McCord Stewart Museum

5:30 pm Audience welcome
6 pm Screening begins

690 Sherbrooke St. W.
Montreal, QC
H3A 1E9

Free admission, subject to availability

May 9th films