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Twelve-year-old Beans (Kiawentiio from AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER and ANNE WITH AN E) is on the edge: torn between innocent childhood and delinquent adolescence; forced to grow up fast to become the tough Mohawk warrior she needs to be during the Indigenous uprising known as The Oka Crisis, which tore Quebec and Canada apart for 78 tense days in the summer of 1990.Opens November 5th on Digital and in select US theaters

US festivals and special screenings

Information on Canadian release

- World Premiered at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2020

- Honored as One of the Top Ten Canadian Films at TIFF, TIFF Emerging Talent Award, and TIFF's Rising Star.

- Winner of Best Motion Picture and John Dunning Best First Feature at the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television; also, nominated for Best Achievement in Cinematography, Best Achievement in Casting, and Best Achievement in Sound Mixing.

- Winner of Crystal Bear at the Generation Section at Berlinale 2020

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Certified Fresh 93%

New York Time Critics’ Pick

A Film By

  • Tracey Deer


  • 2020


  • 92 Minutes

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