Accompanied by a 10,000-year-old shapeshifter and friend known as Sabe, Biidaaban sets out on a mission to reclaim the ceremonial harvesting of sap from maple trees in an unwelcoming suburban neighborhood in Ontario. Driven by the words of Anishinaabe writer Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Amanda Strong’s mesmerizing stop-motion animation intricately weaves together multiple worlds through time and space, calling for a rebellion.

Short Cuts

Biidaaban (The Dawn Comes)

Amanda Strong

Playing as part of Short Cuts Programme 01

LISA HALLER

Screenings

Fri Sep 07

Scotiabank 5

Press
9:45am
Thu Sep 13

Scotiabank 13

Regular
6:00pm