My Father's Footsteps
2018 Indigenous
Funded

My Father's Footsteps

My Father’s Footsteps follows the journey of a young Tseshaht man in the beginning of his search to find his father.

Length17:00
GenreDocumentary

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Synopsis

Cambell River 1999, a broken home in the middle of the night, a 6 year old boy didn't know this would be the last time he would see his dad. 19 years later, Cameron Watts prepares to find the answers to almost two decades worth of questions. This discovery-based documentary will chronicle the journey of Cameron’s search for his father Darell Watts, straight from the beginning taking us into the unknown. It will be documented through interviews with family, close friends, photographs, and visits to his last known whereabouts.


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A safe but sometimes chilly way of recalling the past is to force open a crammed drawer. If you are searching for anything in particular you don't find it, but something falls out at the back that is often more interesting James M. Barrie