XO Rad Magical

XO Rad Magical

  • 2019 -
  • Bingo Captioned Charter Docos Under The Skin Documentary Drama For My Fathers Kingdom Fukry Huahua Impact Kia Manawanui Long Time No Sea MFF2020 MRFF NATIVE Slam V Nga Matauranga Nga Putake Nga Raurekau Patutiki Sembradoras de Vida Short Documentary Short Drama Shorts Wairua Shorts Whakapapa Whanau Whenua
  • - 1 m

XO Rad Magical is a personal lyrical poem about the daily struggle of living with schizophrenia. This psychedelic and hypnotic film shows that there is beauty in the brains of those who are at war with themselves. Produced as part of the 12th edition of the NFB’s Hothouse apprenticeship.
Produced as part of the 12th edition of the NFB’s Hothouse apprenticeship.

Screening Information
Wairua Shorts

1:30 PM
Thursday 24 September 2020
Māoriland Hub

This screening is recommended for audiences 16 +, themes include depression, suicide and PTSD

  • Language English
  • Indigenous Nation Mi’kmaq from the Pabineau First Nation
  • Country Canada
  • Director Christopher Gilbert Grant
  • Indigenous Key Creative Bio Christopher Gilbert Grant is a young Mi’kmaq artist from the Pabineau First Nation who is living with schizoaffective disorder. He studied Fine Arts at Mount Allison and animation technique at the New Brunswick Community College, and his work was featured in Young Ancestors, a 2014 group show at Fredericton’s Beaverbrook Art Gallery. In 2018, he mounted a solo exhibition called Disposing Sanity: Life After the Psych Unit at the Bathurst Heritage Museum.
  • Producer Maral Mohammadian