'We want to show the joy and humour and love in our communities': An interview with the filmmakers of <em>The Grizzlies</em>
Director Miranda de Pencier and Inuk producer Alethea Araquq-Baril discuss the making of The Grizzlies, telling Indigenous stories, and why de Pencier wanted to tell this story. a scene from THE GRIZZLIES, Photo by Shane Mahood, courtesy of Mongrel Media. Last year, when we reviewed Indian Horse, Brett Pardy highlighted the problems inherent in trying to tell the story of an Indigenous character, based on a book by an Indigenous author, without any Indigenous people on the filmmaking team: so many important nuances were missed. Canadian director Miranda de Pencier’s The Grizzlies is a step closer to the right direction.