Join us in the Sooke Library Multipurpose Room for a screening and discussion of the film, Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy

Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy (2021), 124 mins

Follow filmmaker Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers as she creates an intimate portrait of her community and the impacts of the substance use and overdose epidemic. Witness the change brought by community members with substance-use disorder, first responders and medical professionals as they strive for harm reduction in the Kainai First Nation in Southern Alberta, a Blackfoot community facing the impacts of substance use and a drug-poisoning epidemic.

Writer/Director: Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers

Produced by: Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, David Christensen, lori lozinski

Thank you to the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) for providing the film.

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