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On a summer day in the 1950s, a native girl watches the countryside go by from the backseat of a car. A woman at her kitchen table sings a lullaby in her Cree language. When the girl arrives at her destination, she undergoes a transformation that will turn the woman’s gentle voice into a howl of anger and pain.
In a place like this, there aren’t many chances to be a kid. But, when no one’s watching …
A residential school musical.
Produced with a grant awarded by bravoFACT (Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent), a division of Bell Media Inc.
Writer/director: Lisa Jackson (Featuring Aboriginal Stories Program)
Producers: Lori Lozinski, Lauren Grant
Savage was an official selection for the National Screen Institute Online Short Film Festival.