Thursday, May 19th at 7pm - Admission is free
Not Rated, 90min
FOR LOVE is a film of resilience and resurgence. Colonization has led to many adverse impacts on the Indigenous population of Canada - most significantly on familial and societal structures. Due to colonial regimes, Indigenous children are vastly overrepresented in the child welfare system. In 2018, the Minister of Indigenous Affairs deemed the issue a humanitarian crisis.
Traveling across the country, Indigenous people tell their heartbreaking stories to reveal the atrocities inflicted by the Canadian child welfare system. The film shines a light on what is happening right now. It details the horrors of the past and reveals how Indigenous communities are taking back jurisdictional control of their children in order to ensure that their unique and diverse cultures are preserved for generations to come.
Awakening a revived respect for the matriarchal system, we learn about the need to preserve traditional practices, land-based activities and grass roots initiatives in order to keep having a positive impact on children and families - not only reducing the number of apprehensions, but also renewing Indigenous pride.
Post-film discussion with Director Matt Smiley, producer Mary Teegee and Executive Producer Lindsay Eberts.
N.B. Online ticket registration will close one hour before the posted showtime. Tickets will be available at the box office in person after online sales end.
Park City Film - Jim Santy Auditorium (View)
1255 PARK AVE
Park City, UT 84060
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|
ADA accessible. Assisted listening devices available upon request.