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Joe Buffalo is an Indigenous skateboard 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.

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Luminus Films


  • Year
  • Runtime
    16 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
  • Rating
    Strong Language,Mature Themes,Violence,Frightening/Disturbing Images
  • Note
    Documentary Short
  • Director
    Amar Chebib
  • Screenwriter
    Joe Buffalo, Amar Chebib
  • Producer
    Hayley Morin, Mack Stannard, Amar Chebib
  • Executive Producer
    Mohammad Gorjestani
  • Cast
    Joe Buffalo, Quinton George, Gregory Bird JR, Avery Bear Head, Duke MurrDodge