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Falls Around Her

A film by Darlene Naponse

Saturday, May 4, 4:00pm

AFS Cinema

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Falls Around Her

 

Canada, Drama, 2018
100 min, Color
English, Ojibwa with English subtitles

Tantoo Cardinal shines as a world-famous Anishinaabe musician who returns to the reserve to rest and recharge — only to discover that fame (and the outside world) are not easily left behind, in writer-director Darlene Naponse’s riveting portrait of resilience set among a northern First Nation.

Regional Premiere

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Biofilmography

Darlene NaponseDarlene Naponse is an Anishinaabe Kwe from Atikameksheng Anishnawbek — Northern Ontario. She is a writer, film director, and video artist. Her film work has been viewed internationally including the Sundance Film Festival. She worked with community leaders and elders to write and ratify the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek Gchi-Naaknigewin (Constitution). She continues governance and First Nations land/human rights work in her community.

 

Credits

Producer: Jamie Manning, Darlene Naponse, Simone Urdl, Jennifer Weiss
Production Companies: The Film Farm, Baswewe Films
Screenwriter: Darlene Naponse
Cinematographer: Ray Dumas
Editor: Teresa De Luca
Sound Design: Steve Munro
Music: Julian Cote
Cast: Tantoo Cardinal, Tina Keeper, Gail Maurice, Johnny Issaluk, Rob Stewart

Print Source: Marc Leardi — Deluxe Entertainment, Marc.leardi@bydeluxe.com