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Wildhood

Director Bretten Hannam (L'nu)
Year 2021
Run Time 107min
Genre Drama

This remarkable second feature from Bretten Hannam follows two-spirit Mi’kmaw teenager Link (Lewitski) on a remarkable journey of self discovery set against the gorgeous backdrop of the Annapolis Valley. After finding out that his estranged mother may be alive, Link and his brother (Winters-Anthony) escape from their abusive father and set out to find her, helped along their way by Pasmay (Odjick), a young drifter who helps Link come to terms with his newfound sexuality.

Adapted from Hannam’s award-winning short film Wildfire, this realistic coming of age story is full of hope, love and heartbreak, and is a bold addition to the new wave of Indigenous filmmaking.

“Brettan Hannam's glorious first feature catapults him into the pantheon of filmmakers to watch.” – Frank J. Avella, Edge Media Network

Director

Bretten Hannam (L'nu)

Writer

Bretten Hannam (L'nu)

Cast

Phillip Lewitski (Mohawk), Joshua Odjick (Algonquin/Anishinaabe), Avery Winters-Anthony, Michael Greyeyes (Plains Cree)

Producers

Gharrett Patrick Paon, Julie Baldassi, Bretten Hannam (L'nu)

Genre

Drama

Interests

BIPOC Stories, Indigenous Filmmaker, LGBTQ2S+

Original Languages

English, Other Language

Language Version

None