How to Lose Everything: Series Now Streaming on CBC Gem

Hosted by

Christa Couture

January 28, 2023 2:00 pm

4:00 pm

FREE, with sliding scale.

Created by Christa Couture, the How to Lose Everything series tells five personal stories of loss – spanning nations, languages, mediums, and perspectives on heartache. Streaming now on CBC Gem in English and Indigenous languages.

Event Details

How To Lose Everything, a CBC Arts Original created by Christa Couture and produced by Michelle St. John, is NOW STREAMING on CBC Gem.

Watch the replay of the launch event held Saturday January 28, 2023,  a screening of all five episodes and a discussion with the writers and directors.

From instructions on how to survive tragedy, to parallels between two Scottish and Inuit communities, to a bear named Jesus, the five stories in How To Lose Everything span nations, languages, and perspectives on heartache.

The Indigenous team of writers, animators, and directors, including Christa Couture, Terril Calder, Archer Pechawis, Chief Lady Bird, Tara Williamson, Meky Ottawa, Smokii Sumac, Megan Kyak-Monteith, Cris Derksen, and Taqralik Partridge, represent Cree, Ojibwe, Anishinaabe, Ktunaxa, Inuit, Chippewa, Potawatomi, Atikamekw, and Métis nations.

How To Lose Everything is inspired by Christa Couture’s debut memoir of the same name, out now with Douglas & McIntyre.

Panel Details

How to Lose Everything Panel
January 28, 2023 2:00 pm

4:00 pm
Join us for a live, virtual discussion with the Indigenous team of writers and directors.

About the Host

Christa Couture is an award-winning performing and recording artist, non-fiction writer, filmmaker and broadcaster. She is also proudly Indigenous (mixed Cree and Scandinavian), queer, disabled, and a mom.


Christa Couture

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