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  • Own Voice

We Were Children

Director Tim Wolochatiuk
Year 2012
Run Time 88min
Genre Documentary, Drama

Harrowing stories of survivors of the Canadian Indian residential school system are woven together in this profoundly moving film about the resilience of the human spirit in the face of institutionalised racism, abuse and injustice on a national scale.


Tim Wolochatiuk


Jason Sherman


Kyle Irving, David Christensen


Documentary, Drama


BIPOC Stories, History, Indigenous Filmmaker, Social Justice & Politics

Original Languages

English, French, Other Language

Canadian Distributor

National Film Board (NFB)