I Place You Into the Fire 37 mins
"I Place You into the Fire" is a thought-provoking film that seamlessly blends documentary, animation, and poetry elements. Through her eloquent and powerful words, Mi'kmaw poet Rebecca Thomas shines a light on the enduring effects of colonization and the struggles that Indigenous people continue to face in contemporary society.
Three Indigenous illustrators lend their talents to animated segments that visually represent Rebecca's words, giving them additional depth and emotional resonance.
Combining the authenticity of Rebecca's personal narrative, the power of poetry, and the stunning animation, "I Place You into the Fire" invites viewers to consider their roles in fostering understanding, compassion and justice.
Winner - "Doc Atlantic Award" November 2023
Winner - "Best Short Documentary" Silver Wave Film Festival November 2023
Screening - Charlottetown Film Festival October 2023
Screening - Silver Wave Film Festival November 2023
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