Buffy Saint-Marie: Carry It On
Wednesday 18th October at 9pm & Friday 20th October at 6pm
Director: Madison Thomas
Producers: Rebecca Gibson, Stuart Henderson, Kyle Irving, Lisa Meeches, Andrew Munger, Steve Ord, Stephen Paniccia, Gilles Paquin & Peter Raymont
Documentary| Canadian | 2022 | 1 hour 30mins
From the rise to prominence in New York’s Greenwich Village folk scene in the 60’s through her groundbreaking win of an Oscar in 1983, Buffy Saint-Marie’s
career as a singer-songwriter, activist, educator and artist is laid out for all to share. This trailblazers story is a joyous and challenging account of a cultural icon’s lifelong commitment to music and activism as she continues to inspire the masses.
Madison Thomas’s second feature and an insightful look at a cultural powerhouse. Winner of the Calgary IFF 2022 Audience Choice Award for Music on Screen, and Canadian Screen Awards 2023 Best Direction, Documentary Program and Best Sound, Documentary or Factual.