LE DEP @ Karlovy Vary (Forum of Independents Competition)

June 17, 2015
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LE DEP @ Karlovy Vary (Forum of Independents Competition)

LE DEP @ Karlovy Vary (Forum of Independents Competition)

LE DEP by Sonia Bonspille Boileau– Forum of Independents Competition
(2015, Canada, 77 min, world premiere)

One of the first female filmmakers to come out of the French-speaking indigenous community, Sonia Bonspille Boileau makes her feature debut with  LE DEP This psychological drama follows Lydia (Eve Ringuett), a young Innu woman who works at her father’s convenience store in a small First Nations community in rural Quebec. One night, as she prepares to close up shop, a masked robber enters the store and holds her at gunpoint. This traumatic experience becomes even more troubling when Lydia recognizes her assailant. Before long, she will have to make a decision that will forever change the course of her life.

LE DEP is the first feature film produced by First Nation-owned Nish Media, led by owner Jason Brennan, who has been successfully making TV productions for the last ten years.

Screenings:
Sat July 4, 18:00 Press screening, Cinema C
Sun July 5, 21:30 Official screening, world premiere, Cas Cinema 
Mon July 6, 19:30 Official screening, Lazne III 

Press day: Sun July 5

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