Foster Child

Foster Child

| 43 min
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In this documentary, filmmaker Gil Cardinal searches for his biological family to try and understand how he ended up in foster care as an infant. In his search, Cardinal encounters frustration and loss, but eventually finds answers and a new appreciation of his Métis culture.

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  • director
    Gil Cardinal
  • producer
    Jerry Krepakevich
  • executive producer
    Tom Radford
    Graydon McCrea
  • cinematography
    James Jeffrey
  • sound
    Alan Bibby
  • editing
    Alan Bibby
  • sound editing
    Gerald K. Wilson
  • re-recording
    Barry P. Jones

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  • Kish

    Why can't I view any films that was downloaded in my playlist? Do I have to buy these first?

    Kish, 15 Jan 2013
  • yuallthetime

    I kept rooting for Gil to not be afraid to go forward. Thinking about how old he would be now. Did this search make him a better husband and father and possibly grandfather? How did this change his life? Was he more grounded? Did he feel safe to share who he really was inside and love deeper with the joy of a connecting bond? Did Gil keep in contact with his found relatives? So many questions that only another documentary could answer. Thank you for sharing this intimate path of discovery Gil.

    yuallthetime, 23 Jan 2010