Bretten Hannam

Bretten Hannam is a non-binary Canadian screenwriter and film director. Their short and feature films have been featured in festivals across Canada and abroad, including the Atlantic Film Festival, the Kashish Mumbai LGBT Film Festival, Los Angeles Cinefest, the BFI London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, and the Melbourne Queer Film Festival. Hannam’s feature-length film NORTH MOUNTAIN won awards including the Best Feature Film Awards from both the Two Cliffs Film Festival and Screen Nova Scotia (2016). Hannam was named the winner of the Toronto Film Critics Association's Jay Scott Prize for emerging filmmakers in February 2022.


A film by Bretten Hannam

2021 - Canada - Drama

When Link discovers his Mi’kmaw mother is still alive, he runs away from home with his younger brother Travis, in a desperate gamble to start a new life. They’re soon joined by Pasmay, a pow wow dancer drawn to Link's story. Together they embark on a Two-Spirit odyssey, reconnecting with culture and the territory of Mi’kma’ki in Nova Scotia, Canada, while trying to find Link's mother, Sarah.