Embassy of Canada to the Kingdom of the Netherlands presents Bootlegger

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Bootlegger

Director: Caroline Monnet (Algonquin) Run Time: 81min Genre(s): Drama

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Summary:

Driven by a desire to spark change in her community, young activist Mani (Jacobs) returns to her reserve from the big city to promote the ending of alcohol prohibition on her reserve. When she runs into opposition from the local convenience store owner Nadine (Poupart), the two square off, forcing the divisive issue into the spotlight leading to unexpected consequences.

This critically acclaimed first feature from Caroline Monnet is a thought-provoking and timely look at an ongoing debate that rarely gets the media attention it deserves.

Cast: Dominique Pétin (Huron-Wendat), Brigitte Poupart, Charles Bender (Wendat), Jacques Newashish (Atikamekw), Samian (Algonquin)
Ratings by province or territory:
Alberta - NR
British Columbia - NR
Manitoba - NR
New Brunswick - NR
Newfoundland and Labrador - NR
Nova Scotia - NR
Northwest Territories - NR
Nunavut - NR
Ontario - PG
Prince Edward Island - NR
Québec - G
Saskatchewan - NR
Yukon - NR
Film language(s): French
This film is subtitled in: English

Venue: Embassy of Canada to the Kingdom of the Netherlands ONLINE

Date: April 19, 2022

Time: 7:30 PM Austria UTC +1 (CEST)

Event Primary Language: English

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