Rebel (2014 film)

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Directed byElle-Máijá Tailfeathers
Produced byElle-Máijá Tailfeathers
Written byElle-Máijá Tailfeathers
Music byChad Neufeld
Ánde Somby
Jordan Wilson
CinematographyOliver Millar
Edited byBridget Durnford
Violator Films
Release date
Running time
14 minutes

Rebel (Bihttoš) is a Canadian short documentary film, directed by Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers and released in 2014.[1] Blending live action and animation, the film depicts the relationship between her Sami father and her Blackfoot mother, focusing in particular on the way her father's childhood experiences in Norway's residential school system contributed to their breakup.[1]

The film premiered at the ImagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival in 2014, and was named to the Toronto International Film Festival's Canada's Top Ten.[2] It was shortlisted for the Canadian Screen Award for Best Short Documentary at the 4th Canadian Screen Awards.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Vancouver filmmaker Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers' emotional memoir screens at the Reel 2 Real Film Fest". The Georgia Straight, April 6, 2016.
  2. ^ Bellrichard, Chantelle (January 25, 2015). "5 under 30 to watch in 2015". CBC News. Retrieved 2016-09-17.
  3. ^ "2016 Canadian Screen Awards Nominees Announced". ET Canada, January 19, 2016.

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