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Cafe Daughter

June 23 @ 5:00 pm6:40 pm


Inspired by the story of Dr. Lillian Eve Quan Dyck, Shelley Niro’s latest feature drama, Café Daughter, follows 9-year-old Yvette Wong’s journey in the small town of Fort Qu’Appelle, Saskatchewan. She is the daughter of a Cree mother and Chinese Canadian father and works in their café in the evenings after school. After a brief, tumultuous trip to their reserve, Yvette’s mother makes Yvette and her brother Charlie hide their Indigeneity to avoid the prevalent racism in their town.