Shut Up and Say Something (82 Minute Version)
Catalogue Number: SP0000
Producer: Stranger Productions
Producing Agencies: Stranger Productions
Subject: Canadian Social Issues, Documentary, English, Family Studies/Home Economics, First Nations Studies, Guidance, Health and Medicine, Indigenous Issues, Indigenous Peoples, Psychology, Social Issues, Sociology
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2017
Running Time: 81:41
Closed Captions: Yes
Shut Up And Say Something follows Canadian icon and acclaimed international spoken word artist Shane Koyczan on an emotional road trip to reconnect with the father he never knew. Seen and heard by millions worldwide, Shane's poignant and powerful poems tackle everything from bullying to body image - but behind his larger-than-life stage persona is a private and awkward man. As Shane unravels the story behind his troubled childhood, we get a powerful and intimate look at how a master wordsmith mines the scars of his past for truth, acceptance and the most important poem of his life.
Coarse Language - viewer discretion is advised.
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WINNER: VIFF – Most Popular Canadian Documentary
Official Selection: Salt Spring Film Festival, 2018
Official Selection: Calgary Film Festival 2017
“Candid and compelling.” – The Globe and Mail
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