Cinema Politica Fredericton Screens: Tracing Blood & We Were Children

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we-were-children_LGOn Friday Oct. 16th at 7 p.m. at 180 St. John St., Fredericton, Cinema Politica Fredericton will screen the next films of its 2015-2016 season, Tracing Blood (Lisa Jodoin, 2014, 5 min.) and We Were Children (Tim Wolochatiuk, 2012, 88 min.).

Tracing Blood is an experimental short made by Fredericton-based Innu filmmaker Lisa Jodoin that tells the story of one woman’s search for identity  and the deep-rooted connectedness that she finds instead.

We Were Children is about the profound impact of the Canadian government’s residential school system is conveyed through the eyes of two children who were forced to face hardships beyond their years.

This film is sponsored by the Urban Aboriginal Knowledge Network-ARC. Josephine Savarese and other members of the UAKN will be on hand to moderate the (optional) discussion following the films.

The films are presented in English/French/Cree (with English subtitles when necessary) and are free to the public. Washrooms are not accessible. Donations are welcome to help with network membership fees.

Tracing Blood & We Were Children | Friday Oct. 16, 2015 | 7 p.m. | 180 St. John St., Fredericton

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