Sister, Daughter by 3 Chiefs Film

A young man enlists the help of his alcoholic father to search for their missing Sister, Daughter.

The film stars and is Directed by Nathaniel Arcand.  Co-starring is Curtis Talon Ahenakew and introduces Amanda Murray.

3 Chiefs Film 2016 written by Mark Redsky, edited by Ali Ross. Music featured in trailer: Sisterz by Enter-Tribal.

Sister, Daughter is Nathaniel Arcand’s directorial debut. The story is an emotional journey of a family torn by grief from the loss of their beloved matriarch. When another family member goes missing a young man enlists the help of his alcoholic father to search for their missing Sister, Daughter. Their road to redemption begins with a first step.

This film depicts a struggle within relating to the missing and murdered women of Canada from a males perspective.
Previously screened at American Indian Film Festival (AIFF) and Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival (WAFF) and the Rio Theatre.

(Nathaniel Arcand live on the red carpet with his award for Director, Best Live Short – Sister, Daughter. The Rio Theatre, Vancouver, March 18, 2017.)


Sister, Daughter is the story of a first nations’ family torn apart after the death of their matriarch. When another family member disappears, a young man elicits the help of his alcoholic father to search for their missing Sister/Daughter.
 This film stars Nathaniel Arcand, known for such films as Pathfinder, Gingersnaps 3,
and soon to be released Dead Againin Tombstone with Danny Trejo, also for his recurring roles in TV dramas such as Heartland, Blackstone and Arctic Air and more recently Frontier.
This film also stars Curtis Talon Ahenakew best known from such films as the Nod, the Stick Up, and with appearances in Television crime dramas Da Vinci’s Inquest, Da Vinci’s City Hall and Blood Ties Inquest.
 Sister, Daughter is a moving story which deals with current issues relating to the missing and murdered women of Canada crisis as told from a male perspective. It was created by local first nations’ film production crew, actors and musicians.
This is the first local screening, however the film already won a best live short film award
and screened at the American Indian Film Festival (AIFF) in San Francisco on Nov 11. 2016
and screened at the Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival (WAFF) on Nov 24 2016.
 The proud cast of Sister, Daughter on stage.

Live vocal performances from Friends of Change and Enter-Tribal who contributed to the soundtrack are included in the pre-screening program.


Nathaniel Arcand and Curtis Talon Ahenakew

Event Photos by Gunnar Xavier
 PR Sarah Morreau

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