Meneath: The Hidden Island of Ethics
Meneath : l’île secrète de l’éthique
Wednesday, August 10 - 6 pm
Grande Bibliothèque (Salle de visionnement 4e étage)
Please note that there are only 25 seats at this venue.
First come, first serve.
ENGLISH & ANISHINAABEMOWIN WITH FRENCH SUBTITLES
Terril Lee Calder
Meneath: The Hidden Island of Ethics dives deeply into the innate contrast between the Seven Deadly Sins (Lust, Gluttony, Greed, Sloth, Wrath, Pride and Envy) and the Seven Sacred Teachings (Love, Respect, Wisdom, Courage, Truth, Honesty and Humility), as embodied in the life of a precocious Métis baby. Brought to life by Terril Calder’s darkly beautiful stop-motion animation, her inner turmoil of abuse is laid bare with unflinching honesty. Convinced she’s soiled and destined for Hell, Baby Girl receives teachings that fill her with strength and pride, and affirm a path towards healing. Calder’s tour-de-force unearths a hauntingly familiar yet hopeful world that illuminates the bias of colonial systems