The Grandfather Drum

Sep 21, 2015   //   by admin   //   Fiction Film, Films

Grandfather 1

Animation (2015 – in post)

This unique animation follows the true story of Naamowin’s drum, a drum revered for it’s healing powers by the Anishinabek of the upper Barrens River.  Upon the death of his grandson, Naamowin builds a healing drum given to him in a dream that can restore life.  However, Christianity and government have other plans that disrupt the delicate balance between the sky-world and the underworld.