Photo by Jack Leahy 2019

Photo by Jack Leahy 2019

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Bretten Hannam is a two-spirit L’nu filmmaker living in Kespukwitk, Mi’kma’ki (Nova Scotia) where they were raised. Their films deal with themes of community, culture, language, and tradition with a focus on two-spirit and LGBTQ identity. They co-wrote the short CHAMPAGNE which premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, and wrote/directed NORTH MOUNTAIN, a two-spirit thriller that won Best Original Score at the Atlantic Film Festival and the Screen Nova Scotia Award for Best Feature. They are also a Fellow of the Praxis Centre for Screenwriters, Outfest Screenwriting Lab, Whistler’s Indigenous Filmmaker Fellowship, and the CFC writer’s lab.