The Grandfather Drum

About

As the balance of the world turns upside down for the Anishinabek people, the elder Naamowin builds a healing drum to save his grandson and his people.

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YEAR 2015

SECTION Shorts Program

COUNTRY Canada

RUN TIME 13 min

LANGUAGE American-Indian Dialect

SUBTITLES Yes with English subtitles

COMPANY Thunderstone Pictures Inc.

WEBSITE http://www.thunderstonepictures.com/

EMAIL michelle@thunderstonepictures.com

PHONE (807) 707-2504

Credits

Director
Screenwriter
Art Director
Sound Designer
Sound Recording
Animator
Co Producer
Illustrator
Composer
Associate Producer
Editor
Narrator
Actor

Artist Bio

Michelle Derosier

Michelle Derosier (of the Anishinaabe tribe) is the co-owner of Thunderstone Pictures Inc. in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. She co-founded the Biindigaate Indigenous Film Festival and served as its festival director. She is an award-winning filmmaker from Migisi Sahgaigan (Eagle Lake First Nation) in Northwestern Ontario and is a mother of three beautiful daughters and grandmother of three. Currently, Derosier is in development on her first feature-length film, Angelique’s Isle.