TRAILER : The Grandfather Drum


This unique animation follows the story of Naamowin’s drum, a drum revered for it’s healing powers by the Anishinabek of the upper Berens 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.

Warnings: This film has been approved for a general audience. However, we would like to point out that the film contains graphic scenes, strong language and/or mature themes. Viewer discretion is advised.


Tajuk Filem / Title: The Grandfather Drum
Jenis / Type: Animation
Tahun / Year: 2015
Negara Asal / Country: Canada
Tempoh Tayangan / Duration: 13 min
Bahasa / Sarikata: English and Anishinaabe with BM subtitles
Pengarah Filem/ Penerbit / Director / Producer: Michelle Derosier (Director); Michelle Derosier and Sonya Lacroix (Co-producers)
Senarai Pelakon / Actor list: (voice only) “Voice of the Drum and Naamowin” – Fred Suggashie; “Grandson” – Liam Wesley; “Narrator” – Michelle Derosier; “Rez Boys” – Dallas Napash, Liam Wesley and Jayricho Mekanak; “Mishupishu” – Shane Ehman; “Preacher” – William Roberts; “Women by Fire” – Sharon Angeconeb and Esther McKay; “Men by Fire” – Sam Achneepineskum and Fred Suggashie; “Indian Agent” – Shayne Ehman; “Female Spirit” – Nicole Wesley
Syarikat Pengeluar / Production Company: Thunderstone Pictures




*Asian Premier*

Title: The Grandfather Drum (2015)
Duration: 10 min
Date: Sat, 8th Oct 2016
Time: 7:15pm
Venue: Suria Sabah Shopping Mall (5th Floor, Event Hall)

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