2014 / 14 mins / 35mm / HD / Colour / Sámi/ English / Documentary / Canada / Norway


Writer/Director:  Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers
Producer:  Lauren Good, Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers
Executive Producer: Danis Goulet, Lori Lozinski
Cinematographer: Oliver Millar
Animator: Kunal Sen
Editor: Bridget Durnford
Music by Jordan Wilson, Chad Neufeld, Ánde Somby
Featuring Duncan Ollrenshaw, Mariel Belanger, Laura Wilson, Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers and the voices of Máret Áile Gaup Beaska and Ánde Somby
Commissioned by the imagineNATIVE Film Festival 2014 for the Embargo Collective II
Company: Violator Films Inc


This film is an unconventional documentary that explores the complex relationship between a father and daughter. Through animation, re-enactments, and archival photos, writer/director E. Tailfeathers (Blackfoot & Saami) delves into the dissolution of her parents' mythic love story and how it has colored her perception of love in her adult life.


2015 – Seattle International Film Festival – Short Film Competition Award Documentary


“An imaginative recounting of an exceptional family history.”
- Seattle International Film Festival, Grand Jury


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