Capitol Theatre screening We Will Stand Up

The National Film Board of Canada recently announced the North Battleford screenings of its co-production, nîpawistamâsowin - We Will Stand Up.

The award-winning, headline-making documentary follows the late Colten Boushie’s family on their quest for justice in the legal system.

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The local screenings began Friday and will run through to Thursday, June 27 at the Capitol Theatre, with film times of 7 p.m.

Director and educator Tasha Hubbard (Birth of a Family) presents her personal reflection on the death of Colten Boushie, a young Cree man, and the subsequent trial and acquittal of the man who shot him.

The film currently holds No. 2 in the Canadian Box Office numbers.

It has won these two awards so far:

Winner of the Best Canadian Feature Documentary Award at Hot Docs 2019 (Toronto). 

Winner of the Colin Low award for Best Canadian Documentary at DOXA 2019 (Vancouver).

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