Watch “Trick or Treaty?” at Memorial Park on August 15th

Trick or Treaty Alanis Obonsawin

As part of the Canadian Indie Summer Film Series Sudbury Indie Cinema is hosting a FREE movie night Tuesday, August 15th at Memorial Park.

Trick or Treaty? is a 2014 Canadian documentary feature film by Alanis Obomsawin about Treaty 9, a 1905 agreement in which First Nations peoples in northern Ontario surrendered their sovereign rights. The film is the first by an indigenous filmmaker to be selected to the Masters program at the Toronto International Film Festival, and is the 43rd film by Obomsawin for the National Film Board of Canada.

Alanis Obomsawin is a Canadian filmmaker who has written, directed and produced many filmsĀ since her first, Christmas in Moose Factory debuted in 1971 and is currently working on a new film called Norway House. Obomsawin will be speaking before Trick or Treaty? is shown at 8 p.m.. The documentary will start around 9 p.m..

You can watch the trailer for Trick or Treaty? below.

As the event takes place in Memorial Park please bring lawn chairs or blankets, snacks and invite your friends!

Sudbury Downtown Indie Cinema Co-op was founded in 2015 with a mission to provide festival-quality films year round from a downtown location.

To find out more about Sudbury Downtown Indie Cinema Co-op and all upcoming films visit their website and Facebook page.

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