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In Brief: Café Daughter wins imagineNATIVE audience award

Shelley Niro’s narrative film Café Daughter (Freddie Films, Circle Blue Entertainment) has won the Audience Choice Feature Award at the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival.

Based on the play of the same name by Kenneth T. Williams and inspired by true events, the coming-of-age story focuses on a young Chinese-Cree girl in 1960s Saskatchewan who explores and embraces her Cree identity after the passing of her mother. Niro wrote, directed and produced the film alongside producers Floyd Kane and Amos Adetuyi.


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