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In a small rocky island village on the coast of western British Columbia a young boy, Brady, reluctantly moves in with his grandparents after his father’s death. When Brady and his grandfather find themselves stranded in a canoe in open water, they are eventually saved by a whale, paralleling a traditional Nuu-chah-nulth story of finding ones way home.
Tanner Zurkoski is an indigenous British Coloumbia based Writer and Director. Tanner grew up in the Sto:lo nation of Cheam in the Fraser Valley, Vancouver (on unceded Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh territory), and on Vancouver Island in Nuu-Chah-Nulth territory. Co-founder of the Apple Box Film Company, Tanner developed a comedic series titled The Village Green, which has aired on the Canal+ network in Europe, and winning multiple awards at US festivals.