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Fire Song

Director Adam Garnet Jones (Cree/Métis)
Year 2015
Run Time 86min
Genre Drama

Just weeks before Shane (Martin) is scheduled to leave his small Northern Ontario town to start university in Toronto, his younger sister commits suicide, leaving him struggling to take care of his family in the aftermath. Shane finds solace in the love he shares with his boyfriend David (Legarde-Beacham), but they are forced to keep their relationship a secret from their families and friends.

Torn between his responsibilities at home and the promise of freedom calling to him from the big city, Shane is forced to make a difficult choice after circumstances take a turn for the worse. Fire Song won the Audience Choice award at the 2015 imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival.

Director

Adam Garnet Jones (Cree/Métis)

Writer

Adam Garnet Jones (Cree/Métis)

Cast

Jennifer Podemski (Anishinaabe, Leni Lenape, Métis), Andrew Martin (Mohawk), Harley Legarde-Beacham (Ojibway)

Producers

Adam Garnet Jones (Cree/Métis), Pj Thornton

Genre

Drama

Interests

BIPOC Stories, Indigenous Filmmaker, LGBTQ2S+

Original Language

English

Language Version

EN CC