My Father's Tools

screens: 
Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 13:45
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 10:00
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 11:45
location: 
The Roundhouse
131 Roundhouse Mews
tickets: 
$10 adult; $7 child, youth, senior; $5 each for groups of 10 or more
Director: 
Heather Condo
length: 
7min
year: 
2017
country: 
Canada

No dialogue.

In this documentary Stephen weaves traditional baskets with the knowledge his Mi'gmaq father passed down to him. He finds and harvests the wood, painstakingly prepares it using mostly traditional tools, and assembles each basket with love, As Stephen weaves, there is a sense of peace and connection to all his father taught him.

Themes: mentorship, craftsmanship, traditional practice, cultural preservation

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