Award of Excellence – “Totems” (USA)

Title: Totems
Runtime: 12 min
Country: USA
Director: Justin Deegan
Placement: Award of Excellence
Competition: June, 2020

Synopsis: A post-apocalyptic film about two indigenous men existing in the aftermath of colonial America.  Totems represents a slice of the sub-conscience mind of the modern day indigenous man.  After 528 years, The Id (Ben Dupris) and the Ego (Ajuawak Kapashesit), must find a new way of existing in their colonized Turtle Island, territory of Seattle.