The Weight


Synopsis

This film is a personal reflection on how depression takes over one’s life as well as the journey to get out of it.


Film path

Festival international du film ethnographique du Québec (Canada, 2015)

Musée du Quai Branly (France, 2015)

Humanity Explored Film Festival (USA, 2015)

American Indian Film Festival (USA, 2014)

Barrie Short Film Festival (Canada, 2014)

Arlington Internation film festival (USA, 2014)

ImagineNATIVE Film & Media Arts Festival (Canada, 2014)

Asibnaka Film & Media Arts Festival (Canada, 2014)

Indigenous Film & Arts Festival (USA, 2014)

Focus Film Festival (USA, 2014)

Musée de la civilisation de Québec (Canada, 2014)

Festival Présence autochtone (Canada, 2014)

Les Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois (Canada, 2014)


Film crew

Narrated & Directed by Craig Commanda Camera & sound recording

Craig Commanda, Clark Ferguson, Philippe David Gagné, Emilie Monnet Editing Craig Commanda, Clark Ferguson, Philippe David Gagné Animation Craig Commanda, Clark Ferguson, Philippe David Gagné Music Craig Commanda,  Puppet Builders, Keith Chabot, Charlene McConini, Emilie Monnet Filmmaker mentors Clark Ferguson, Philippe David Gagné Youth intervenor and facilitator Emilie Monnet Local coordinator Charlene McConin