Vancouver’s PNP has picked up the Canadian rights to Darlene Naponse’s Falls Around Her. The film, which stars Tantoo Cardinal as a singer reconnecting with her past and her homeland, has its world premiere at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. It’s slated for a theatrical release beginning in March. Falls Around Her is produced by Naponse (through prodco Baswewe Films) and Film Farm’s Simone Urdl, Jennifer Weiss and Jamie Manning. It was made in participation with the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund, Telefilm Canada, Ontario Creates, CBC Films, and the Canada Council for the Arts. PNP recently appointed veteran film exec Mark Slone as president.
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