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Five years ago today was the release of The Grizzlies, a film based on a true story about a lacrosse team formed to combat the issue of youth suicide in the town with the highest suicide rate in North America. A truly touching story which found huge critical acclaim, The Grizzlies was created by the incredible Miranda de Pencier. … read more.
Anyone who has ever read about the residential schools in Canada and the U.S. knows that a whole generation of indigenous people were brought up in extremely traumatic conditions there. Miranda de Pencier has tapped into this issue and the issue of suicide in the indigenous community with her sports film The Grizzlies, which follows a white teacher who comes North and ends up empowering the high school students at his school to form their own lacrosse team.… read more.