Kiri and the Girl
Inspired by the experiences of Tlingit artist Kiri Geen, this is the story of a young girl navigating the loss of her mother, reclaiming her Indigenous heritage, and becoming her true self.
Screens in program VIFF Short Forum: Programme 4
Isla Grant, Tahmoh Penikett, Barbara Patrick, Valerie Oliver
Please note this film can only be viewed in Canada when streaming on VIFF Connect.
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Grace Dove is an Indigenous actress and director who has embraced a responsibility to lift up her audience and her community. In 2015, she co-starred with Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy in the Oscar-winning film The Revenant. You can currently watch Grace in the Netflix thriller How It Ends alongside Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whitaker and Theo James. She recently wrapped up her first leading role in the feature film adaptation of Eden Robinson’s Monkey Beach. Outside her film work, Grace facilitates the youth empowerment program Thunderbird Dreams.