Heels to Heal

  • Filmmaker(s) :

    Eileen Francis

  • Original title : Heels to Heal
  • Duration : 04:38
  • Year : 2017
  • Genre : Documentary
  • Community : Vancouver
  • Nation : Others
  • Workshop : Vancouver


Heels to Heal is a documentary that centers around the events of the “Aboriginal Men Against Violence Against Women: Walk A Mile In Her Shoes” walk. This annual event takes place in Alberta and Vancouver, BC and is expanding to more and more communities each year. Follow Curtis Ahenakew, Perry Omeasoo, and Isaiah Gilson’s journey and find out why these men joined this event.

Film crew

Director Eileen Francis in collaboration with the Wapikoni team Camera Rose Stiffarm & Jean-Philippe Marquis Editing Eileen Francis, Jean-Philippe Marquis & Emmet Walsh Sound recording Emmet Walsh Set Photographer Toni Lavallie Filmmakers Mentors Emmet Walsh & Jean-Philippe Marquis Youth outreach worker Toni Lavallie Assistant filmmaker Rose Stiffarm Local coordinator Ellena Neel Acknowledgements Special Thanks to Curtis Ahenakew, Perry Omeasoo, Isaiah Gilson and the “Walk A Mile In Her Shoes” participants