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  • Own Voice

Buffy Sainte-Marie: Carry it On

Director Madison Thomas (Ojibwe/Saulteax)
Year 2022
Run Time 90min
Genre Documentary
The story of musical icon Buffy Sainte Marie is told through interviews with her peers, those she inspired and, of course, Buffy herself. For over five decades, Buffy has demonstrated a commitment to her principles that not only sets her apart from her peers, but has also allowed her to have an impact felt around the world. This musical journey looks over her career, celebrating the brilliance of her composition, writing and fearless activism.

A must-see for both lifelong and new fans of her work, this exceptional documentary premiered at TIFF in 2022 and was nominated for the DGC Allan King award for Best Documentary Film. 


Madison Thomas (Ojibwe/Saulteax)


Andrea Warner


Buffy Sainte-Marie (Cree)


Stephen Paniccia




Arts and Culture, Biography, BIPOC Stories, Female Filmmaker, History, Indigenous Filmmaker, Strong Female Leads

Original Language


Canadian Distributor

Eagle Vision