Language: French with English subtitles
Director: Myriam Verreault
Cast: Brigitte Poupart, Étienne Galloy, Sharon Ishpatao Fontaine
Distributor: ArtMattan Productions
KUESSIPAN follows two girls who grow up as best friends in a Quebec Innu community. While Mikuan has a loving family, Shaniss is picking up the pieces of her shattered childhood. As children, they promised each other to be lifelong friends. But as they mature, their lives take different paths, and their personal ambitions diverge leading them to a cultural and identity clash that tests their bond.
"A beautiful and heartbreaking story." -Anne Brodie, What She Said