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Title: The O Show
Runtime: 20 min
Director: Sharad Khare
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: September, 2021
Synopsis: This documentary provides an intimate look into the life of an Afro-Indigenous, Two-Spirited leader and DJ as she works in Vancouver, BC and beyond. From her activism with the Black Lives Matter marches, her engagement within the LGBTQ+ community, to her leadership with the Squamish Nation Chief and Council as an elected member, Orene Askew embodies a unique perspective from the many communities she represents.
As DJ O Show, she uses her musical talents to give voice to important issues facing our society while simultaneously inspiring the next generation to live their truth.