TIFF 2012

TIFF 2012: Aboriginal Selects

Categories: Film + TV

barefoot_01Barefoot. Written and Directed by Danis Goulet, produced by Christine Kleckner. Programmer’s Notes: “Danis Goulet returns to northern Saskatchewan in the follow up to her acclaimed film Wapawekka. This coming-of-age tale follows sixteen-year-old Alyssa, a young Cree girl whose plans to be a mother are challenged by reality. Assured direction and keen insight deliver a powerful depiction of the pressures youth face in isolated communities and their attempts to take control of their lives.” Alex Rogalski Filmmaker Danis Goulet’s short films have screened at festivals in Canada and abroad, including Sundance, Berlin and Toronto. Her work has been broadcast on CBC, Air Canada, … Continued