The little girl with the plaster pipe

 

Director - Olivier Lacroix

 

Genre - 

Duration - 7 minutes 46 seconds

Country - Canada

Language - French

Year - 2019

 

 

SYNOPSIS : By a cold winter morning, Emma goes back to her childhood memories and finds a picture of Olivine Malette, her great-great grandmother. Olivine, born in 1878, is a Native woman who was adopted and raised by a French-Canadian family in Hull. The themes of adoption, assimilation of natives in residential schools, the role of Catholic religion, silence and the shame of ethnic mix are discussed in this short documentary.

 

DMOFF AWARD - 

Best Documentary Film - December 2019

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