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nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up (2019)

The story of the killing of Colton Bushie and his family's pursuit of justice.

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Tasha Hubbard

Writer:

Tasha Hubbard
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On August 9, 2016, a young Cree man named Colten Boushie died from a gunshot to the back of his head after entering Gerald Stanley's rural property with his friends. The jury's subsequent acquittal of Stanley captured international attention, raising questions about racism embedded within Canada's legal system and propelling Colten's family to national and international stages in their pursuit of justice. Sensitively directed by Tasha Hubbard, nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up weaves a profound narrative encompassing the filmmaker's own adoption, the stark history of colonialism on the Prairies, and a transformative vision of a future where Indigenous children can live safely on their homelands. Written by Downstream Documentary Productions

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Country:

Canada

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English | Cree

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25 April 2019 (Canada) See more »

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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada See more »

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1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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