Donna's Story

Donna's Story

| 50 min

This intimate documentary paints a portrait of one Cree woman who left life on the streets to re-emerge as a powerful voice counseling Indigenous adults and youth about abuse and addiction. Raised in foster homes and caught up in drugs and prostitution by the age of 13, Donna Gamble shares her exhilarating and tumultuous journey and what motivated her to turn her life around. Together with her mother and daughters, Donna is working to shatter the cycle of addiction that has plagued their family for generations.

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Credits
  • director
    Doug Cuthand
  • assistant director
    Tasha Hubbard
  • editor
    Harley Michailuck
  • director of photography
    George Hupka
  • additional photography
    Kevin Hogarth
    Glen Markwart
  • grip
    Daniel Shingoose
  • location sound
    Thomas Hale
    Lanny Westgard
  • music composer
    Ross Nykiforuk
  • musician
    Ross Nykiforuk
    Jay Semko
  • sound editor
    Downy Karvonen
  • sound mix
    Serge Boivin
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • online editor
    Carey Komadina
  • colour correction
    Joe Owens
  • production assistant
    Pauline Cuthand
  • production supervisor
    Kelly Isaac
  • program administrator
    Margaret Smith
  • associate producer
    June Morgan
    Bonnie Thompson
  • executive producer
    Graydon McCrea
  • producer
    Jerry Krepakevich