Falls Around Her

Director: Darlene Naponse Year: 2018 Run Time: 100min
Falls Around Her (2018)

When a world-famous Anishinaabe musician (Tantoo Cardinal) returns home in search of peace and quiet, she finds that her international fame allows her no time to relax. As she tries to combat a constant series of requests for her time, she also begins to fear that she is being trailed by an unwanted pursuer. With her sister’s guidance, she manages to find happiness through her family, old friends and some unexpected new romance.

Falls Around Her was the opening gala film at the 2018 ImagineNATIVE festival where it won the Audience Choice Award.

“Tantoo Cardinal is enthralling” – Samantha Edwards, NOW Magazine


Darlene Naponse


Darlene Naponse


Darlene Naponse, Jamie Manning, Simone Urdl, Jennifer Weiss


Tantoo Cardinal, Tina Keeper, Gail Maurice





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