Laina quit going to school half way through grade 8 and never went back.
She started using drugs and working the streets at a very young age.
When Laina found out she was expecting Mantis everything changed.

ABBOTSFORD SERIES PROJECT IS AN ART/FILM/DESIGN INITIATIVE, PART OF THE HOMELESSNESS ACTION PLAN BY CITY OF ABBOTSFORD, WITH A GOAL TO FOSTER COMMUNITY AWARENESS, DECREASE STIGMA ASSOCIATED WITH HOMELESSNESS AND INCREASE UNDERSTANDING OF A COMMUNITY-BASED RESOURCE APPROACH TO HOMELESSNESS.

STORY/SUBJECT: LAINA FASCILLA
PRODUCER: DASA NETIKOVA  |  DIRECTOR: MATEJ BALAZ  |  CINEMATOGRAPHY: COLE GRAHAM
COMPOSER: SCOTT CURRIE  |  EDITOR: MITCH HUTTEMA
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT: MIKE CURRIE  |  STRINGS PLAYER: MATTHEW JANZEN

 

SPECIAL THANK YOU TO RAW CAMERA COMPANY FOR THEIR SUPPORT ON THIS FILM.