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"The [Canadian Screen Awards] prize for best feature-length documentary went to Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy from filmmaker Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers from the Kainai First Nation. Tailfeathers was also recognized for performing talents as best lead actress in Night Raiders, adding a sixth award to the Indigenous thriller's collection. A visibly emotional Tailfeathers thanked Cree-Métis director Danis Goulet and the rest of the film's team, dedicating the award to her family. 'I'd like to dedicate it to my grandparents, who both survived residential school and lived their lives with love, strength and dignity,' said Tailfeathers. And to my father who survived the Sami boarding school system and to my mother, who showed me what living and leading with love looks like."
-- Adina Bresge

Bresge, Adina. "Toronto-set drama wins top film categories." Toronto Star, April 11, 2022.