September 15 – 2PM + 7PM
Canada, 2020 – Rated: 14A – 92 minutes
Directed by Tracey Deer
Cast: Kiawentiio Tarbell, Violah Beauvais, Rainbow Dickerson
PLEASE NOTE: There will be no parking at The Empire Theatre lot on September 15th because they will be setting up for their outside concert. However, other downtown lots and street parking will be available. Arrive early!
Director Tracey Deer draws on her own difficult memories to tell this story of a young Mohawk girl in the midst of the 1990 Oka crisis. Filmed at Kanesatake, Tekehentahkhwa who is nicknamed Beans, lives through the armed standoff radically changing her life perspective. Winner of the Canadian Screen Awards Best First Feature Award in May 2021.