Indefensible: The Troubling Legacy of Edward Cornwallis

Edward Cornwallis is credited as the founder of the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, but his treatment of the local indigenous population has been classified by some as genocide. His statue in Halifax sparked debate and controversy.

  • Jack Farrell
    Director
  • Tom Fraser
    Director
  • Jack Farrell
    Producer
  • Tom Fraser
    Producer
  • Shawn Cleary
    Key Cast
  • Waye Mason
    Key Cast
  • David Hendsbee
    Key Cast
  • Daniel Paul
    Key Cast
  • John Tattrie
    Key Cast
  • John Reid
    Key Cast
  • Jack Farrell
    Writer
  • Project Type:
    Documentary
  • Genres:
    History, Politics
  • Runtime:
    18 minutes 26 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 19, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    1,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    digital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • Forum on Indigenous-Settler Development Relations
    Toronto
    Canada
    November 16, 2017
    World Premiere
  • Public Screening at Victoria College in the University of Toronto
    Toronto
    Canada
    November 24, 2017
Director - Jack Farrell, Tom Fraser