First Stories - Patrick Ross

First Stories - Patrick Ross

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In this short film, we meet 29-year-old Patrick Ross, an ex-prison inmate-turned-artist. Watch Patrick as he creates one of his extraordinary paintings while sharing his thoughts on his art, his time in jail, and his hopes for the future.

First Stories is an emerging filmmaker program for Indigenous youth which produced 3 separate collections of short films from Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta. Produced in association with CBC, APTN, SCN, SaskFilm and MANITOBA FILM & SOUND.

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  • writer
    Ervin Chartrand
  • director
    Ervin Chartrand
  • cinematographer
    Claude Savard
  • sound recordist
    George Addis
  • editor
    Kenneth George Godwin
  • picture editor
    Peter Myles Barnaby
  • sound editor
    Anita Lubosch
  • re-recording mixer
    Howard Rissin
  • producer
    Joe MacDonald
  • executive producer
    Michael Scott
    Derek Mazur