In this project Lonnie tells the story of the obstacles and adversity he has had to overcome. The story is about a boy who deals with growing up around addiction and later learning how it affected him. It talks about the rejection he felt, and how regardless of what his father put him through, the love and passion. The film features clips of him telling the story about his journey with his little sister and his late father’s horse named Blackie.
Director Lonnie Dixon in collaboration with the Wapikoni team Assistant Director Zoey Amos Production Assistant Angel Holloway Camera Soloman Chiniquay, Mattais Twoyoungmen Editing Julia Hutchings Sound recording HS Studios, Sebastien Tremblay Original music Straight Up Feather, Feelo Filmmakers Mentors Brianne Nord-Stewart, Julia Hutchings Youth outreach worker Sébastien Tremblay, Zoey Roy Assistant filmmaker Jemmy Échaquan Dubé Local coordinator Daryl Kootenay Acknowledgements Lonnie would like to acknowledge his Uncle Rich for always pushing him, his family for never giving up on him and his mother for always being his rock. He would also like to thank his late father for his teachings, his knowledge, and wisdom on life.