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Johnny Crow| 7m
World Premiere | Canada
Cree artist Jesse Gouchey paints a large-scale frame-by-frame animation of a young man’s journey through the justice system, and his physical, mental, and spiritual struggle to return to his son. His journey is contrasted by a haunting poem by spoken word artist Mitcholos Touchie that speaks to the impacts of the colonial system.
Jesse painted the film over a period of 7 years in numerous outdoor locations in Alberta and BC.
Director (s) Xstine Cook, Jesse Gouchey
Cast Micholos Touchie
Writer Xstine Cook, Jesse Gouchey, Mitcholos Touchie
Producer Xstine Cook
Animator Jesse Gouchey