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Muffins for Granny | Screening and Artist's Talk

Poster depciting small child and clergy person, with title Muffins for Granny

Part of the 2022 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Programming at OCAD University, and presented in partnership with the Centre of Wise Practices, Indigenous Health at Women’s College Hospital.

September 29, 2022 - 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm, MCA 190 (100 McCaul St.)

Join writer and award-winning filmmaker Nadia McLaren for a special screening of “Muffins for Granny”, followed by an artist's talk.

Muffins for Granny is a remarkably layered, emotionally complex story of personal and cultural survival. McLaren tells the story of her own grandmother by combining precious home movie fragments with the stories of seven elders dramatically affected by their experiences in residential school. McLaren uses animation with a painterly visual approach to move the audience between the darkness of memory and the reality that these charismatic survivors live in today.

Jesse Wente, named Muffins for Granny “… among the best modern Canadian docs, this fascinating and devastating look at the legacy of residential schools in Canada mixes personal story telling and animation to great results.”

“… a marvellously assured and moving debut…”
- Deirdre Swain, NOW Magazine NNNN

Purchase your copy at Apple Itunes.

See more events happening at OCAD U from September 26 to 30, 2022, to commemorate the National Day for Truth & Reconciliation