Nov 06, 2018
By Michael Kramer
Renowned Metis performer Tantoo Cardinal has won this year’s Technicolor Clyde Gilmour Award .. from the Toronto Film Critics Association.
It’s the first time in the organization’s history – that the annual honour has gone to an actor.
The Indigenous stage and screen star will receive $50,000 in services – to give to a filmmaker of her choice.
The award honours “a Canadian industry figure who has made a substantial and outstanding contribution to the advancement and/or history of Canadian cinema.”
Alberta-born Cardinal has more than 100 film and TV projects to her credit, including the movies “Legends of the Fall” and “Dances With Wolves,” – as well as the TV series “North of 60.”