CANADA 2018    I   16 MINS    I    ENGLISH    

TURNING TABLES

Programmer's note:

Through the medium of music, Joshua DePerry (also known as Classic Roots) is able to pave the way for what it means to be urban and Indigenous in Toronto. DePerry is a producer and performer, creating pow wow techno music which he dances to in traditional regalia. The resulting performances are a breathtaking, visual and auditory delight, and an fascinating introduction to the emerging genre.

Synopsis:

Joshua DePerry, also known as Classic Roots, is a Toronto-based music producer and performer pioneering “PowWow Techno.” Deftly navigating the two worlds that inspire his music, he puts his own spin on what it means to be urban and Indigenous.

DIRECTOR

CHRISANN HESSING

Chrisann is a documentary filmmaker based in Toronto, dedicated to storytelling through fresh perspectives and new mediums. Chrisann is an alumni of the Hot Docs Corus Diverse Voices fellowship as well as RIDM’s Talent Lab. Her most recent film, TURNING TABLES premiered at Hot Docs in 2018.

ADDITIONAL CREDITS

Producers: Tanya Hoshi, Chrisann Hessing. Executive Producer: Barbara Willis Sweete

Editor: Ryan J. Noth

SATURDAY OCT 13    I    2:00PM    I    FAMOUS PLAYERS CANADA SQUARE CINEMA

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