Mia’ tells the story of the main character who struggles to return home, as she traverses through polluted waters and skies, witnessing various forms of industrial violence and imprint that have occurred upon the land.
Co-directors Amanda Strong and Bracken Hanuse Corlett‘s film Mia’ is a hybrid documentary using animation and sound as a vehicle to tell the story of transformation and re-connection. A film that challenges the notions and format of conventional documentaries and presents Indigenous oral traditions as truth and not myth or legend was premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in 2015.
Director: Amanda Strong and Bracken Hanuse Corlett
Animation Technique: Stop motion animation
Producer: Amanda Strong and Bracken Hanuse Corlett
Funded by: National Screen Institute and NFB