Commonwealth Shorts:'PLACEnta'

Writer/Director Jules Koostachin's moving short film 'PLACEnta' now available on YouTube!

Jules Koostachin is a Cree Writer and Director from Attawapiskat First Nation. She has received numerous awards, including a nomination for the Peter Gerretsen Film Award for Best Achievement and Editing, as well as the Award for Screenwriting during the Ryerson University Summer Film Intensive Program.

In her short film 'PLACEnta', she goes on a personal journey to rediscover traditional teachings around childbirth. She discusses with journalist Rosie Goldsmith the inspiration for this film. To see the interview and video, please click here.