Directors of The Body Remembers When The World Broke Open on winning $100K Rogers Best Canadian Film Award

Kathleen Hepburn and Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers discuss their acclaimed drama, which just won the $100,000 Rogers Best Canadian Film Award.

Originally published on January 13, 2020

Directors Kathleen Hepburn and Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers joined q's Tom Power to discuss their acclaimed Canadian drama, The Body Remembers When The World Broke Open. Taking place over the course of one night in Vancouver, the film follows two Indigenous women who come from very different worlds, and have an unusual encounter.

The story has been heralded by critics and has won several awards, including Canada's biggest film prize, the $100,000 Rogers Best Canadian Film Award.

You can watch The Body Remembers When The World Broke Open now on CBC Gem.

Here's the essay by Billy-Ray Belcourt discussed during the interview: The body remembers when the world broke open.

— Produced by Kaitlyn Swan



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