Writer and producer Mary Teegee shares thoughts on Indigenous documentary For Love – The Varsity

Writer and producer Mary Teegee shares thoughts on Indigenous documentary For Love – The Varsity

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 202222 Views

October 2, 2022

Documentary focuses on rebuilding Indigenous communities after generations of trauma

Content warning: This article describes abuses committed as part of the residential school system.

How does a systematically severed community begin to rebuild itself? How do its scattered members heal from intergenerational trauma, collect the disparate parts of their culture, and pass it on to their descendents?

For Love, a documentary produced by Mary Teegee and Matt Smiley weaves together the stories of Indigenous peoples across Canada to try to answer these questions. During its 88-minute runtime, this poignant piece of filmmaking, available on Netflix as of September 21, aims to teach Canadians about the trials that Indigenous peoples have endured, while simultaneously diving into the incredible work that Indigenous leaders are doing to provide hope and joy to the next generation.

Read More: https://thevarsity.ca/2022/10/02/writer-and-producer-mary-teegee-shares-thoughts-on-indigenous-documentary-for-love/

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