#TIFF18: “THROUGH THE BLACK SPRUCE” REVIEW
Review by Amanda Gilmore for Mr. Will Wong
Through Black Spruce follows the uncle and sister of a missing Indigenous woman. Her sister goes off to Toronto to find out what happened to her, while her uncle protects the rest of his family in Moosenee. and their quest to find out what happened to her. The Film is a Canadian film based on the novel by Joseph Boyden and it’s having its World Premiere at TIFF.
The Film thrives is displaying the missing and murdered Indigenous women issue Canada has been and continues to, experience. Tanaya Beatty, who plays Annie, the sister of the missing woman, is superb in her quest to learn about her sister, her disappearance, and herself.
Through Black Spruce screens Saturday, September 8 at 8:45PM at Winter Garden Theatre and Tuesday, September 11 at 9:45 PM at Scotiabank 4.