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It’s never safe to drive impaired. Provincial penalties, criminal offences, legal limits… what does it really mean to drive impaired? What happens at a roadside stop? Do you have any rights when police suspect you of driving impaired? Hosts Nathan Alexis and Michaella Shannon answer your questions about impaired driving. If you are a new driver or thinking about getting your licence this video is for you.

  • Lese Skidmore
  • Alexandra Lazarowich
  • Lese Skidmore
  • Nathan Alexis
    Key Cast
    Rhymes for Young Ghouls, Indian Horse, Tin Star
  • Michaella Shannon
    Key Cast
    The Other Side (APTN), Nordstrom Campaign
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    Short, Other
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 31 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 5, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    60,000 USD
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Director Biography - Lese Skidmore

Lese Skidmore is an Anishinabe and Canadian/German filmmaker and a member of Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation in Manitoba. Social justice, Indigenous history, culture and rights are at the heart of her films. Lese started her career as a writer, camera operator and editor at APTN’s Saturday Night @ Rising Sun Café. In more recent years Lese works for BearPaw Media Productions and has directed and produced numerous documentaries, docu-drama and animations. Her film Moving Forward was nominated at the American Indian Film Festival for Best Public Service in 2014 and at the Yorkton Film Festival for the Youth category in 2014. In 2014, Lese, and her co-producers/co-writers, won Best Comedy for Just Cause 2 at the Alberta Film and Television Awards.

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