BEE NATION by Lana Šlezić / 2017 / Canada / 79 min / PG
BEE NATION follows the inspirational stories of six students competing in the first ever First Nations Provincial Spelling Bee in Canada. Audiences, of all ages, will enjoy and be moved as they become immersed in the personal journeys, highs and lows of each student as they strive to make it to the National Championships in Toronto. This uplifting film which transcends stereotypes and is an intimate portrait of family life on Saskatchewan Reserves will have everyone cheering and supporting these students with a deeper understanding and reminder that all children deserve a bright future.
July 21, 2017 – Owen Sound, ON
8:30pm @ Harrison Park, Owen Sound, ON
Tickets: FREE Public Screening
(In Partnership with City of Owen Sound Music and Movies Series)
About Indigenous 150+ / indigenous150plus.com
INDIGENOUS 150+ is a film and conversation series that honours First Nations, Inuit and Métis culture, history and teachings and is part of a movement to put Indigenous voices at the centre of Canada 150 Commemorations.