VIFF 2020: ‘Inconvenient Indian’ Is a Powerful Look at the Past, and Present, of Indigenous Life in Canada | Awesome Friday!

Inconvenient Indian

What makes Inconvenient Indian powerful is that it doesn’t let us get away with this. After a long section of various indigenous efforts to reclaim culture and foster some hope, the film also draws a straight line from our collective past to our present ignorance. It directly shows the police violently arresting Wetʼsuwetʼen people in BC as they protesta pipeline to be built across their land without their consent.

We know now what we know now, and we’re doing now what we did then. We have come far, but we have so much further to go.