Laura, a young half-Indigenous woman undergoes a conversation with her lawyer Mr. Wilson to determine how to present her case before the court. Mr. Wilson attempts to keep the process positive, but his ignorance begins to make Laura question her identity and her place in society.
Starring: Farrah Carmen, Lee Shorten, Tanner Collins, Jaya Peers, Andi Rae Peers, Jamee Brotherton, Dave Logan
Produced by: Mike Johnston
Written & Directed by: Kaayla Whachell
Cinematography by: Diana Parry
Production Designer: Hope Hatch
Editor: Hayley Sawatzky
Sound Mixer: David Daoud Evia
Colourist: David Tomiak
This project was made in collaboration with TELUS Storyhive, as a part of the 2018 Indigenous Short Film Edition.
Laura has been licensed for Canadian Reflections in CBC GEM.
Vancouver International Film Festival '19
ImagineNATIVE Media Festival '19
Vancouver Island Film Festival '20
WINNER: Best Actress at the Vancouver Island Film Festival '20
Chilliwack Independent Film Festival '20
Vancouver Asian Film Festival '20
Vancouver Short Film Festival '20
WINNER: Best Editing, Best Director, Best Cinematography and Best Actress