The Road Forward

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May 20, 2020 | 6:00 PM
Vallican Whole Community Centre
3762 Little Slocan South Rd, Winlaw, British Columbia, V0G 2J0

Marie Clements

2017 | 1 h 41 min

The Road Forward, a musical documentary by Marie Clements, connects a pivotal moment in Canada’s civil rights history—the beginnings of Indian Nationalism in the 1930s—with the powerful momentum of First Nations activism today. The Road Forward’s stunningly shot musical sequences, performed by an ensemble of some of Canada’s finest vocalists and musicians, seamlessly connect past and present with soaring vocals, blues, rock, and traditional beats. A rousing tribute to the fighters for First Nations rights, a soul-resounding historical experience, and a visceral call to action.

 

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