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The Drum is Calling Film Series: All Our Father's Relations


All Our Father’s Relations (祖根父脈) tells the story of the Grant siblings who journey from Vancouver to China in an attempt to rediscover their father’s roots and better understand his fractured relationship with their Musqueam mother. Raised primarily in the traditions of the Musqueam people, the Grant family and their story reveals the shared struggles of migrants and Aboriginal peoples today and in the past. Immerse yourself in this nine-day festival of Indigenous and diverse arts and culture.

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Date and time

July 29 2017, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Vancouver Playhouse, 600 Hamilton Street at Dunsmuir


About the festival

Artistic Director Margo Kane and the curators have themed each day, so festival-goers will experience something new at every return visit. From honouring Elders and Matriarchs to Youth, Warriors, and Friends, the themes bring together cultural presentations such as theatre for young people, play readings, carving and weaving workshops, literary and speaker series, and film screenings. The best of authentic Indigenous artisans, vendors and food will be on site to nourish your mind, body, and soul.