Horse Woman documentary

Production Complete! Stay tuned for the next screening date!

A short documentary by Directors Mariel Belanger and Sienna Belanger-Lee.


A young Syilx language learner finds a deeper meaning to life when fire threatens, horses heal and women come together. Reconnecting to family, culture and land, in this coming-of-age story, Sienna realizes to stay is to be a steward to the land, horses and ourselves as responsibility to place.

sn̓kłca̓ʔsqáx̌aʔ tkłmílxʷ Horse Woman is made possible with the support from TELUS STORYHIVE, and will be available for free on TELUS Optik TV in 2024.

Co-Producers: Mariel Belanger & Keli Westgate

Cinematography: Darko Sikman

Editor: Joseph Pinheiro

Assistant Director: Victoria Jaenig

Music: Lady Dia and the Kinfolk Choir

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