Dawn, her Dad & the Tractor

Dawn returns home to Nova Scotia to mourn the death of her mother and repair the estrangement with her father, John Andrew. An ancient tractor becomes the focus for the mechanically-minded Dawn, but her father’s long-simmering resentments heighten tensions. Watching his daughter work to restore the tractor, he realises that reclaiming this relationship depends on his own coming out: supporting Dawn publicly and fighting malicious small-town transphobia.

Film Screenings

April 6 @ 7:15 pm
Sarasota Municipal Auditorium
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Dawn, her Dad & the Tractor
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    91 minutes
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  • Director:
    Shelley Thompson
  • Screenwriter:
    Shelley Thompson
  • Producer:
    Terry Greenlaw
  • Cast:
    Maya V. Henry, Robb Wells, Amy Groening, Reid Price, Taylor Olson
  • Cinematographer:
    Kevin A. Fraser
  • Editor:
    Amy Mielke
  • Production Design:
    Laura MacNutt
  • Sound Design:
    Martin Gwynn Jones
  • Music:
    Scott Macmillan, Rose Cousins, Breagh Isabel

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