Joe Buffalo

Published on November 1, 2022

Captions provided by CCTubes – Captioning the Internet! Joe Buffalo is an Indigenous skateboarding legend. He’s also a survivor of Canada’s notorious Indian Residential School system. Following a traumatic childhood and decades of addiction, Joe must face his inner demons to realize his dream of turning pro.

A short hybrid documentary executive produced by Tony Hawk and distributed by The New Yorker.

IDA Awards – Best Short Nomination
DOC NYC – Awards Shortlist
SXSW – Audience Award
Tribeca – Official Selection
REGARD – Jury & Audience Awards
Calgary Underground – Jury & Audience Awards
NorthwestFest – Best Canadian Short
Planet In-Focus – Best Canadian Short
Local Sightings – Best Short Documentary
Nevada City – Best Cinematography & Editing
Bendfilm – Best Indigenous Short
Cordillera – Best Indigenous Short
Telefilm Canada’s “Not Short On Talent” @ Cannes 2021

Director & Editor – Amar Chebib
Writers – Joe Buffalo & Amar Chebib
Producers – Hayley Morin, Mack Stannard, Amar Chebib
Executive Producer – Tony Hawk & Mohammad Gorjestani
Cinematographer – Liam Mitchell
1st AC – Solomon Chiniquay
Sound Design & Mix – Matt Drake
Post-Sound Mentee – Kaitlyn Redcrow
Colourist – Sam Gilling

Production Company – Luminus Films
In Association With – Even/Odd
With the Participation of – The Canada Council for the Arts
Distributed by The New Yorker

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