Young Adult/Children“I think a point can be made far better with humour than with dire earnestness,” Winnipeg-based Cordell Barker, creator of the animated short, Runaway (2009), says. The darkly comedic film seeks to convey “the sense of society willfully, or obliviously, racing along a one-way track to its doom.”
FeaturesMaintaining the Michif language is important to Winnipeg-based Métis author and musician Edgar Danny Desjarlais. “I was never given the opportunity to retain the language. I spent my formative years in the city, speaking English as my first language. When you don’t use it, you lose it,” he says.