Extended Q&A with Jesse Wente and Tantoo Cardinal following the screening of Falls Around Her on Saturday March 2.
Jesse is best known for his 22 years as a columnist for CBC Radio’s Metro Morning, Jesse spent 11 years with the Toronto International Film Festival, the last seven as the Head of TIFF Cinematheque. Jesse just started a new role as the first Director of the Indigenous Screen Office in Canada.
Tantoo Cardinal has appeared in well over 120 film and television projects over the course of her 40-year career and has won a number of awards for her performances. Tantoo has appeared in numerous plays, television programs, and films, including Legends of the Fall, Dances With Wolves, Black Robe, Loyalties, Luna, Spirit of the Whale, Unnatural & Accidental, Marie-Anne, Sioux City, Silent Tongue and Mothers & Daughters and Loyalties.