Breathe

A young woman struggles to keep her head above water as she comes to terms with her personal identity

  • Kristina Fithern-Stiele
    Director
    Of Broken Vessels
  • Kristina Fithern-Stiele
    Writer
  • Kristina Fithern-Stiele
    Producer
  • Kiya Bruno
    Key Cast
    "Lou"
  • Jessica Nelson
    Key Cast
    "Kim"
  • Stella Giesbrecht
    Key Cast
    "Ella"
  • Julz LaBrash
    Key Cast
    "Voice"
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 50 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 3, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • imagineNATIVE Film Festival
    Toronto
    Canada
    October 25, 2019
    World Premiere
    Commissioned Film
  • We Don't Have Time to Feel These Feelings: An Indigenous Film Screening
    Calgary, AB
    Canada
    November 23, 2019
  • imagineNATIVE Film Festival
    Toronto
    Canada
    October 25, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Central Alberta Film Festival
    Red Deer
    Canada
    October 15, 2021
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Kristina Fithern-Stiele

Kristina Fithern-Stiele focuses on stories of people finding themselves and having to deal with two sides of themselves and how those parts fit together, if at all. She has a degree in writing from the University of Victoria as well as an education in film and in 2018 directed Of Broken Vessels, a Telus STORYHIVE production.

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