Jeff Barnaby Cause Of Death, How did Jeff Barnaby die?

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 06: Actor Jeff Barnaby of 'Rhymes for Young Ghouls' speaks onstage at First Peoples Cinema Press Conference during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival at TIFF Bell Lightbox on September 6, 2013 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 06: Actor Jeff Barnaby of 'Rhymes for Young Ghouls' speaks onstage at First Peoples Cinema Press Conference during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival at TIFF Bell Lightbox on September 6, 2013 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Jeff Barnaby dies at 46: Jeff Barnaby was a Canadian Mi’kmaq film director, writer, composer, and film editor. He is known for his horror films Rhymes for Young Ghouls and Blood Quantum.

Barnaby was born on a Mi’kmaq reserve in Listuguj, Quebec. He graduated from both the Dawson College and Concordia University film programs.

Barnaby began his career directing short films. Barnaby’s short film From Cherry English won two Golden Sheaf Awards: Best Aboriginal and Best Videography in the 2004 Yorkton Film Festival. His 2010 short film File Under Miscellaneous was nominated for a Genie Award for Best Live Action Short Drama.

Rhymes for Young Ghouls marked Barnaby’s feature film debut. The film premiered in the Discovery section of the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. It was given an independent release in Canada by its production company, Prospector Films in 2014.[6] In July 2014, Monterrey Media acquired the film for U.S. distribution. For his direction, Barnaby was named Best Director of a Canadian Film by the Vancouver Film Critics Circle.

In 2015, Barnaby was invited by the National Film Board of Canada to participate in Souvenir, a collective made up of four First Nations filmmakers invited to use their archival material in order to create a short documentary. Barnaby’s contribution was the short film Etlinisigu’niet (Bleed Down).

Mi’kmaq filmmaker Jeff Barnaby, considered a visionary of modern Indigenous cinema, has died.

Jeff Barnaby Cause Of Death
Jeff Barnaby

Jeff Barnaby Cause Of Death

Representatives say Barnaby died at age 46 after a yearlong battle with cancer.

Raised on the Listuguj Reserve in Quebec, Barnaby helmed many short films, including the Jutra Award-nominated “The Colony” and the Genie-nominated “File Under Miscellaneous.”

The Montreal-based writer-director gained acclaim for his 2013 debut feature “Rhymes for Young Ghouls.”

He followed that up with the 2019 zombie horror film “Blood Quantum,” which swept the Canadian Screen Awards.

Barnaby leaves behind his wife Sarah Del Seronde and son Miles.

Source: www.emmacitizen.com


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