Biidaaban: The Dawn Comes



Based on the work of Indigenous musician-writer-poet Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, this beautiful stop motion animation, which played at the Toronto International Film Festival, follows a non-binary Indigenous youth and a ten-thousand-year-old shapeshifter as they set out to harvest sap from sugar maples in Ontario. This mesmerizing stop-motion animation weaves together multiple worlds through time and space, calling for a rebellion.
DIRECTOR: Amanda Strong

PRODUCER: Amanda Strong


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