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FEATURE | Canada | 129 MINUTES | English

Bones of Crows

Removed from their family home and forced into Canada’s residential school system, Cree musical prodigy Aline and her siblings are plunged into a struggle for survival. Bones of Crows is Aline’s journey from child to matriarch, a moving multi-generational epic of resilience, survival and the pursuit of justice.

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Marie Clements

MARIE CLEMENTS, WRITER, DIRECTOR, PRODUCER
A renowned writer, director and producer whose decorated career has spanned film, TV, radio and live performance, Marie Clements is a Métis/Dene filmmaker and the founder of MCM, a production company specializing in the development, creation and production of innovative works of media that ignite an Indigenous and intercultural reality. Her multi-award-winning films have screened internationally at Cannes, TIFF, MOMA, VIFF, the Whistler Film Festival, the American Indian Film Festival and the imagineNATIVE Film Festival.

Marie’s current slate includes the NFB documentary feature Lay Down Your Heart and the feature film and five-part, hour-long drama Bones of Crows for CBC, Radio-Canada, and APTN. Her dramatic feature debut, Red Snow, received numerous awards, including Most Popular Canadian Feature at VIFF, Best Canadian Feature at EIFF, Best Achievement in Film at LA Skins Fest in Los Angeles, Best Director at the American Indian Film Festival and Best Production, Best Director, and Best Writer at the Women in Film & TV Festival.

Marie’s 2017 feature music documentary The Road Forward, produced by the NFB, premiered at Hot Docs, opened the DOXA Documentary Film Festival, closed the imagineNATIVE Film Festival and received multiple awards for production, directing and screenwriting. The Road Forward has screened at more than 300 venues in North America.

Aside from her many film credits, nominations and awards, Marie has personally been honoured with nominations from the Writers Guild and the Directors Guild of Canada. She is a recipient of the WFF Women on Top Award and the WIFTV Spotlight Impact Award, and is a 2019 Telefilm Canada Birks Diamond Tribute to Women in Film recipient.

Director

Marie Clements

Producer

Marie Clements, Trish Dolman, Christine Haebler

Key Cast

Grace Dove, Phillip Forest Lewitski, Rémy Girard, Karine Vanasse, Alyssa Wapanatâhk, Michelle Thrush, Gail Maurice, Carla Rae, Cara Gee, Summer Testawich, Glen Gould, Tanaya Beatty

Screenwriter

Marie Clements

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Winner

RNIFF Laurels Best Picture
RNIFF Laurels

Red Nation Honors Award

28th Red Nation Awards Summer Testawich

Showtimes

Saturday, November 11

Red is Green Carpet: 6:30pm
Screening: 7:30PM

Q&A with Filmmakers & Cast
Carla Rae and others

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Fine Arts Theatre

8556 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

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Beverly Hills City Garage
321 S La Cienega Blvd

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Free After 6pm (7pm on Wilshire)

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