Andrew Martin gives a stellar performance as Shane, a gay Anishnaabe teenager in Northern Ontario, struggling to support his family in the aftermath of his sister’s suicide. Shane was supposed to move to the city for University in the fall, and he has been trying to convince his secret boyfriend to come with him, but now everything is uncertain. Shane is torn between his responsibilities at home and the promise of freedom calling to him from the city. He pushes through barrier after barrier, determined to take care of his mom and earn money for school. But when circumstances take a turn for the worse and Shane has to choose between his family or his future, what will he do?
Directed by Adam Garnet Jones and starring: Andrew Martin, Mary Galloway, Harley Legarde, Jennifer Podemski, Ma-Nee Chacaby, Brendt Diabo, Alexis Legarde, Derek Miller, Misty White and Donna Chief.
Awards & Press Quotes
Audience Choice Award
ImagineNative Film + Media Arts Festival
Best Feature Narrative
Reelout Queer Film + Video Festival