HAVEN, 18 min, 2019


Lynda, an indigenous woman whose sons died tragically, and Max, the sole survivor of a horrific car accident, are both heroin users in Vancouver. After years of desperation and suffering, a radical therapy program that provides patients with medical-grade heroin changes their lives in profound ways.

World Premiere at DOXA 2019, where the jury awarded it the “Honourable Mention” in the Best Short category. Winner of the “Gold Bison Award” for Best Short Documentary at the Buffalo International Film Festival.

Director & Editor: Colin Askey
Director of Photography: Eric D. Sanderson
Producers: Robinder Uppal & Marc Serpa Francoeur

Co-production with Castle Mountain Media