My Father's Tools

Canada | 2016 | 7 minutes | Heather Condo

A man continues to produce woven baskets in the tradition of his father before him.

Director Biography

Heather Condo was born in Maria, Quebec on October 14, 1971, then was adopted and grew up in Massachussetts. Heather moved back to Gesgapegiag where a lot of her family reside in 2005. Heather has talked about making this film for quite some time, and also enjoyes hunting, fishing, painting and traveling. Her son encouraged her to make this film with Wapikoni.

  • Director: Heather Condo
  • Principal Cast: Stephen Jerome
  • Premiere Status: Seattle
  • Country: Canada
  • Year: 2016
  • Running Time: 7 minutes
  • Producer: Heather Condo
  • Screenplay: Heather Condo
  • Cinematographers: Clark Ferguson
  • Editors: Emmet Walsh
  • Website: Official Film Website
  • Format: DCP
  • International Sales: Wapikoni

This film is playing as a part of Indigenous Without Borders

From Standing Rock to Aotearoa, these shorts, directed by indigenous filmmakers, give passionate voice to the traditions and issues of indigenous populations around the globe.

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