Beans: First Mohawk film voted best in Canada

COURTESY SEBASTIEN RAYMOND Making her 12-year-old heart tremendously proud, filmmaker and director Kahnawa’kehró:non Tracey Deer made Kanien’kehá:- ka history this week, big time. Deer’s first-ever feature film, “Beans” won best picture on the last night of the 2021 Canadian Screen Awards, along with the John Dunning best first feature award. “I was shocked,”

Screen Awards highlight new Indigenous talent

Abenaki actor Jacob Whiteduck-Lavoie (right) is nominated as supporting actor for a Canadian Screen Award for his first acting gig, as are his co-stars Emilie Bierre (leading role, centre) and Irelande Cote (supporting, right), who both got nods. (Courtesy Julie Caron) [apss_share] Every year, the Canadian Screen Awards (CSAs) highlight a broad collection

Mohawk Girls comes up huge at Canadian Screen Awards

Brittany LeBorgne’s name was read alongside comedy legend Catherine O’Hara Tuesday, as the 31-year-old Kahnawake actress becomes the first in the community to be nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for a comedy role in a TV series. [juiz_sps buttons="facebook, twitter, mail"] The screen at the front of the TIFF Bell Lightbox