Her bubbly personality and precocious reading abilities landed her a starring role in a feature film and now, anyone can watch the talented Six Nations youngster on TV.
Keris Hope Hill, now seven and in second grade at Oliver M. Smith Kawennio School, stars as Rosie, a young orphaned First Nations girl who, after her mothers death, is sent to live with her mother’s adopted sister in Montreal. The film takes place in the 1980s and features another Indigenous actor, Akwesasne Mohawk man Brandon Oakes.
The film premiered last fall at the Toronto International Film Festival and is now available to rent or buy on AppleTV.
The film has a 93 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes.