First Stories - Walking Alone

First Stories - Walking Alone

| 6 min

This short film is an edgy, searing portrait of an ex-gang member trying to make peace with his past. Rapper Shawn Bernard raps about the various struggles in his life, the choices he's made and their consequences, while poignantly recounting the loss of his sister.

First Stories is an emerging filmmaker program for Indigenous youth which produced 3 separate collections of short films from Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta. Produced in association with CBC, APTN, SCN, SaskFilm and MANITOBA FILM & SOUND. e an impressive debut - one wrought with emotion and hope.

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  • writer
    Gerald Auger
  • director
    Gerald Auger
  • cinematographer
    Kelly Wolfert
    Brett Manyluk
  • sound recordist
    Stan Jackson
    Gerry Clarke
  • picture editor
    Shawn Ratke
    Scott Parker
  • sound edit
    Wolf Willow Sound
  • original music
    Shawn Bernard
  • producer
    Bonnie Thompson
  • executive producer
    Derek Mazur