AFI FEST Red Carpet: “The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open”. A story of two indigenous women

Ava DuVernay’s company ARRAY Releasing has acquired the film, The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open. It was released on NETFLIX November 27. I spoke to the Director, Writer (s), Producer and actress of the film on the red carpet before the screening at AFI Fest, an annual top notch film festival in Hollywood. Check out my Interview below.

LISTEN: Wayne Interviews the Filmmakers & Lead Actor

SYNOPSIS
Two Indigenous women from vastly different backgrounds find their worlds colliding on an East
Vancouver, B.C. sidewalk when brutality and fear drives one of them out from her home and
into the cold rain. As this intimate yet challenging encounter develops, what began as violent
and terrifying tentatively expands as the women’s shared imagery and cultural
experience weave afragile bond between them. Both women now must face their own unique
struggle as they navigate the complexities of motherhood, class, race, and the ongoing legacy of
colonialism

Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers – Co-Writer / Co-Director, Kathleen Hepburn – Co-Writer / Co-Director, Tyler Hagan – Producer and Violet Nelson – Actor

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