We Were Children
We Were Children

We Were Children

2012  |  83 Min

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  • Director: Tim Wolochatiuk
  • Cast: Lyna Hart, Glen Anaquod, Alicia Hamelin, Jade Hamelin, Jennie Morin, Rebecca Gibson, Ross McMillan, René Batson, Bruin Montour, Justin Ducharme, Dustin Courchene, Tyrone Brooks, Rachel Seenie, Glenn Cochrane, Fawnda Neckoway, Maggie Nagle, Shawney Moar, Kohl Bohemier, Tasha Weight, Robert Kostyra, John B. Lowe, Curtis Moore, Jon Ted Wynne, Kayla Contois-Moar, Kristen Harris, Carlos Swampy, Daina Leitold, Jeff Skinner, Jenelle McPherson, Rivers Thomas, Darcy Fehr, Lois H. Brothers, Ashley Hirt, Darren M. Felbel, Ramsey Bruce, Alice Dano
  • Awards: Best Sound in an Information/Documentary or Lifestyle Program or Series & Best Photography in a Documentary Program or Series - Canadian Screen Awards 2014
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For over a century till 1996, thousands of indigenous children in Canada had to compulsorily attend public schools run by priests and nuns. On the pretext of introducing the Catholic faith to the little ones, the people in power abused them emotionally and physically. Two attendees - Lyna and Glen - recount those horrific days, memories of which continue to haunt them in their later years.

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