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Indian Horse Poster

An adaptation of Ojibway writer Richard Wagamese’s award-winning novel, this moving and important drama sheds light on the dark history of Canada’s boarding schools or Indigenous Residential Schools and the indomitable spirit of aboriginal people. INDIAN HORSE stars Canadian newcomers Sladen Peltier and Edna Manitowabi, as well as Ajuawak Kapashesit (Indian Road Trip, Once Upon A River), Forrest Goodluck (The Revenant, The Miseducation of Cameron Post), Michael Murphy (Away From Her), Michael Lawrenchuck (Tokyo Cowboy), Johnny Issaluk (Two Lovers And A Bear) and Michiel Huisman (The Age Of Adaline).


“Partnering with an Indigenous digital agency was key to the success of the Indian Horse Film. Animikii’s entire team understood our vision and worked in collaboration with us to foster a meaningful conversation around Reconciliation through the film’s digital media. Thanks to Animikii, we reached hundreds of thousands of people through the digital campaign they developed.” — Indian Horse Film Producers