Café Daughter (2023)

Café Daughter (English)
 IMDB Rating:

6.9/10 from 433 votes IMDb

 Release:

2023

 Genres:

Drama

 Directed by:

Shelley Niro

 Starring by:

Sera-Lys McArthur Star Slade Violah Beauvais

 Country:

Canada

 Language:

English

 Story Plot: In a small Saskatchewan town in the 1960s, Yvette Wong, a young girl of Chinese and Cree heritage, struggles with her Indigenous identity amidst family tragedy in this coming-of-age film directed by Mohawk artist and filmmaker Shelley Niro. Yvette’s mother, Katherine, discourages her from embracing her Cree identity, so she explores it in secret. As she learns more about herself and her Indigenous heritage, Yvette finds a friend in Maggie Wolf, who embraces being part Mi’kmaq and encourages Yvette to be proud of being Cree. When her classmates learn about her Cree ancestry, Yvette encounters the realities of being Indigenous, facing prejudice with pride and holding fast to her dream of becoming a doctor. Café Daughter is inspired by true events and based on Kenneth T. Williams’ play of the same name.
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