Poster for Opening Night: Wildhood

Opening Night: Wildhood

Director: Bretten Hannam Run Time: 107 min. Release Year: 2021 Language: English, Mi'kmaq

Starring: Joel Thomas Hynes, Joshua Odjick, Michael Greyeyes, Phillip Lewitski, Savonna Spracklin

Spotlight Feature

When Link discovers his Mi’kmaw mother is still alive, he runs away from home with his younger brother Travis, in a desperate gamble to start a new life. They’re soon joined by Pasmay, a pow wow dancer drawn to Link’s story. Together they embark on a Two-Spirit odyssey, reconnecting with culture and the territory of Mi’kma’ki in Nova Scotia, Canada, while trying to find Link’s mother, Sarah.

Welcome to the opening of the 38th Wicked Queer: Boston’s LGBTQ+ Film Festival. We are honored to present Bretten Hannam’s poignant coming of Age film Wildhood.

This event is proud to be co-presented by: North American Indian Center of Boston

Please Note: All in-person screenings at the Brattle now require proof of vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test (within 72-hours). See the Covid Response page for complete details.