Finding the Secret Path

2020 Best Biography or Arts Documentary Program or Series

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Finding the Secret Path documents the last year of Gord Downie’s life and his efforts to bring the story of Chanie Wenjack to the national stage to raise awareness to the dark and painful legacy of Canada’s Residential School system. Wenjack, a 12-year old Anishnaabe boy, died while trying to escape a residential school in northern Ontario in 1966.

Nominees:

Mike Downie, Gord Downie, Patrick Downie, Patrick Sambrook, Stuart Coxe, Craig Baines, Norma Mendoza

Channel:

CBC

Broadcaster:

CBC

Production Company:

Secret Path 2 Inc.

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