nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up
*NFB Producer, Jon Montes, to introduce the film at the July 7th screening
On August 9, 2016, a young Cree man named Colten Boushie died from a gunshot after entering Gerald Stanley’s rural property with his friends. The jury’s subsequent acquittal of Stanley captured international attention, raising questions about racism embedded within Canada’s legal system and propelling Colten’s family to national and international stages in their pursuit of justice.
A film by Tasha Hubbard
Co-produced by DownStream Productions and the NFB
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