STELLAR (TIFF 2022) – Review by Leslie Combemale

Darlene Naponse, a member of the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation in Northern Ontario, Canada, uses Stellar to create a world outside of time wherein She and He can, from a safe distance, examine a world that centers on white people. They are also witness to an apocalypse, one that seems to be about the genocide, assimilation, and betrayal of First Nation Canadians, and at other times speaks to the global warming and environmental disasters created by the white world.

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