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Red Snow

Director Marie Clements (Métis/Dene)
Year 2019
Run Time 100min
Genre Action/Adventure, Drama

This powerful drama follows Dylan (Asivak Koostachin), a Gwich’in soldier from the Canadian Arctic, who is caught in an ambush while serving in Afghanistan. His capture and interrogation by a Taliban Commander releases a cache of memories connected to the love and death of his Inuit cousin, Asana (Miika Bryce Whiskeyjack), and binds him closer to a Pashtun family as they attempt to escape across treacherous landscapes.

Director

Marie Clements (Métis/Dene)

Clements works within a variety of mediums including film, television, radio, and live performance. Her work has screened at Cannes, TIFF, MOMA, VIFF, American Indian Film Festival and imagineNATIVE, and has garnered numerous awards. Her films include the musical documentary The Road Forward and Red Snow, her dramatic debut. She is currently directing the TV show Bones of Crows.

Writer

Marie Clements (Métis/Dene)

Cast

Asivak Koostachin (Cree/Inuk), Tantoo Cardinal (Cree/Métis), Miika Bryce Whiskeyjack (Cree)

Producers

Marie Clements (Métis/Dene), Lael McCall, Michelle Morris, Jonathan Tammuz

Genres

Action/Adventure, Drama

Interests

Female Filmmaker, Global Experiences, Indigenous Filmmaker

Original Language

English

Language Version

EN CC

Canadian Distributor

Vortex Media