Don McKellar sheds light on the crisis of missing Cree women in his new film Through Black Spruce

Don McKellar sheds light on the crisis of missing Cree women in his new film Through Black Spruce

Based on the Giller Prize winning book by Joseph Boyden, McKellar’s social justice thriller tackles the epidemic of missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada.

Starring

Tanaya Beatty, Cait Alexander, Sarah Armstrong, Brandon Oakes

Director

Don McKellar

Release date

March 29, 2019

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Actor-turned-director Don McKellar is bringing a difficult but important Canadian story to the big screen with his latest feature, Through Black Spruce. The film follows the trauma experienced by a missing woman’s family, and her twin sister’s journey to find her. We spoke to McKellar and star Brandon Oakes about the impact they hope their film will make.

Watch the interview and see Through Black Spruce in select theatres on March 29.

Through Black Spruce is an eye-opening thriller.

While the story in the film is fictional, the crisis is very real. Through Black Spruce gives a voice to the silenced, and it's an important film for Canadians to watch.

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