21672Waseese Brooklyn Letexier Hart and Niska Elle Ma ija Tailfeathers in Night Raiders directed by Danis Goulet

NIGHT RAIDERS

Year 2021
Runtime 97 mins
Language English, Cree
Subtitles English Subtitles
Alberta Premiere
Availability
  • In-Cinema Only
Showtimes
Sep 23
9:30 PM Eau Claire 1
Sep 25
10:30 AM Eau Claire 2

The year is 2043, a military occupation controls disenfranchised cities in post-war North America and Children are property of the State. A desperate Cree woman, Niska, (Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers THE BODY REMEMBERS WHEN THE WORLD BROKE OPEN, BLOOD QUANTUM) joins an underground band of vigilantes to infiltrate a State children’s academy and get her daughter, Waseese (Brooklyn Letexier-Hart), back.

NIGHT RAIDERS is a female-driven dystopian drama about resilience, courage and love. The Indigenous sci-fi thriller marks the feature film directorial debut from award-winning, Saskatchewan-born, Cree/Métis writer/director, Danis Goulet (WAKENING, BAREFOOT).

Countries

Canada New Zealand
Festivals
Berlinale 2021, Toronto International Film Festival 2021
Director
Danis Goulet
Executive Producer
Taika Waititi, Tim White, Noah Segal, Adrian Love, Lisa Meeches, Kyle Irving
Producer
Paul Barkin, Tara Woodbury, Ainsley Gardiner, Georgina Conder, Chelsea Winstanley, Eva Thomas
Screenwriter
Danis Goulet
Cinematographer
Daniel Grant
Editor
Jorge Weisz
Cast
Amanda Plummer, Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, Brooklyn Letexier-Hart, Gail Maurice, Alex Tarrant