The Long Ride Home
Film Description: Years of inter-generational trauma has caused an over representation of First Nations children in care causing further trauma and leading to dangerous coping methods and often death.A brave group of natives leave on a nomadic horseback journey 600 kms south. Powered only by their spirit and tradition they attempt to spark change, bring awareness of the missing indigenous women, 60s scoop survivors and bring their children home.
Director Biography: Steve Haining is an internationally award winning photographer gone director from Hamilton Canada. Growing up in the North American music industry he started his career shooting creative portraits and documenting travel for musicians and other celebrities. Over the past decade his unique perspective and lighting pushed him into the film industry where he began doing DOP work for TV, commercials and music videos. In 2018 he fell in love with the art of directing for films and television and has been doing that since!