Joe Buffalo is an Indigenous skateboarding legend. He’s also a survivor of Canada’s notorious Indian Residential School system. Following a traumatic childhood and decades of addiction, Joe must face his inner demons to realize his dream of turning pro. A short hybrid documentary executive produced by Tony Hawk and distributed by The New Yorker. IDA Awards – Best Short Nomination DOC NYC – Awards Shortlist SXSW – Audience Award Tribeca – Official Selection REGARD – Jury & Audience Awards Calgary Underground – Jury & Audience Awards NorthwestFest – Best Canadian Short Planet In-Focus – Best Canadian Short Local Sightings – Best Short Documentary Nevada City – Best Cinematography & Editing Bendfilm – Best Indigenous Short Cordillera – Best Indigenous Short Telefilm Canada’s “Not Short On Talent” @ Cannes 2021 Director & Editor – Amar Chebib Writers – Joe Buffalo & Amar Chebib Producers – Hayley Morin, Mack Stannard, Amar Chebib Executive Producer – Tony Hawk & Mohammad Gorjestani Cinematographer – Liam Mitchell 1st AC – Solomon Chiniquay Sound Design & Mix – Matt Drake Post-Sound Mentee – Kaitlyn Redcrow Colourist – Sam Gilling Production Company – Luminus Films In Association With – Even/Odd With the Participation of – The Canada Council for the Arts Distributed by The New Yorker