Office of the Embassy of Canada in Laos presents Portraits from a Fire

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Portraits from a Fire

Director: Trevor Mack (​​Tsilhqot'in) Run Time: 92min Genre(s): Comedy, Drama

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Summary:

Tyler (Lulua), a young aspiring filmmaker, spends his days comedically documenting life on the Tl’etinqox Reserve where he lives, but everything changes when he meets the mysterious Aaron (Koostachin) who encourages him to tell a new kind of story. What starts out as a personal project about his family soon leads to the reveal of a shocking secret that threatens to unravel his life. 

A coming of age story that is often funny and surreal, this debut feature from director Trevor Mack is also a poignant look at the importance of family and being in touch with one’s ancestry.

Cast: Nathaniel Arcand (Plains Cree), William Magnus Lulua (​​Tsilhqot'in/Secwépemc/Cree), Asivak Koostachin (Cree/Inuk), Pauline Bob-King (Tsilhqot'in)
Ratings by province or territory:
Alberta - PG
British Columbia - PG
Manitoba - PG
New Brunswick - NR
Newfoundland and Labrador - NR
Nova Scotia - NR
Northwest Territories - PG
Nunavut - PG
Ontario - PG
Prince Edward Island - NR
Québec - NR
Saskatchewan - PG
Yukon - NR
Film language(s): English

Closed Captioning:

English

Venue: Office of the Embassy of Canada in Laos ONLINE

Date: April 20, 2022

Time: 6:00 PM Cambodia UTC +7 (ICT)

Event Primary Language: English

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