Two Worlds Colliding
Two Worlds Colliding is an inquiry into what came to be known as Saskatoon's infamous "freezing deaths," and the schism between a fearful, mistrustful Indigenous community and a police force harbouring a harrowing secret.
One frigid night in January 2000 Darrell Night, an Indigenous man was dumped by two police officers in -20° C temperatures in a barren field on the city outskirts. He survives the ordeal but is stunned to hear that the frozen body of another Indigenous man was discovered in the same area. Days later, another victim, also Native, is found.
When Night comes forward with his story, he sets into motion a chain of events: a major RCMP investigation into several suspicious deaths, the conviction of the two constables who abandoned him and the reopening of an old case, leading to a judicial inquiry.
2004, 49 min
Also available in French
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November 17 to 19 2005, Toronto - Canada
Golden Sheaf Award - Category: Best Aboriginal
Yorkton Film Festival
May 26 to 29 2005, Yorkton - Canada
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