Distributor:  National Film Board of Canada
Length:  52 minutes
Date:  2003
Genre:  Expository
Language:  English
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For John

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The story of John Diabo, cherished member of a tight-knit Mohawk family, tortured by drug addiction.

For John

John Diabo was a cherished member of a tight-knit family in the Mohawk community of Kahnawake, near Montreal, Quebec. Nevertheless, John had been tortured by drug addiction for more than a decade. In 1998, he ended his own life at the age of thirty-one.

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Main credits

Montour, Dale (film director)
Montour, Dale (screenwriter)
Obomsawin, Alanis (film producer)

Other credits

Edited by James Malloch; original music composed by Eric Lemoyne; camera, Philippe Amiguet, Moira Simpson.

Distributor credits

Docuseek2 subjects

Indigenous Studies
Alcohol, Drugs and Substance Abuse

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