PG(Parental Guidance)


Documentary. The life and career of Beau Dick, a Kwakwaka'wakw carver and activist from Alert Bay, British Columbia.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of cursing
  • Infrequent references to child abuse and child sexual abuse in the context of residential schools in Canada
  • Infrequent portrayals of smoking in a recreational context - little detail

Thematic elements

  • The artistic temperament
  • Art and activism
  • Art of the Northwest Coast

Classification rationale

Rated PG for discussions of mature subject matter involving the Canadian residential school system

Classification date

January 16, 2018