Office of Student Life

Multicultural Center

NAHM 2019: Film Screening of Fire Song


Time: Monday, November 25, 2019 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Student Life Multicultural Center Alonso Family Room

Join LGBTQ Student Initiatives and the Native American Indigenous Peoples Cohort for a screening and discussion of the film Fire Song.


When a teenaged girl commits suicide in a remote Northern Ontario Aboriginal community, it's up to her brother Shane to take care of their family. Shane was supposed to move to the city for University in the fall, and he has been trying to convince his secret boyfriend to come with him, but now everything is uncertain. Shane is torn between his responsibilities at home and the promise of freedom calling to him from the city. He pushes through barrier after barrier, determined to take care of his mom and earn money for school. But when circumstances take a turn for the worse and Shane has to choose between his family or his future, what will he do?

To view the film trailer:

Jeff Perkins
Student Life Multicultural Center

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