In late summer/early fall of 2016, Sekyiwa joined the crew of Kayak to Klemtu as the costume designer, working with first-time director Zoe Hopkins, and showcasing a talented cast of indigenous and non-indigenous Canadian actors.
The film finds 14-year-old Ella determined to travel the length of the Inside Passage, along the shores of the Great Bear Rainforest by kayak in order to testify against a proposed pipeline that would see oil tanker traffic through her beloved homeland waters. She's prepared to handle all of the challenges the wildlife, the weather, the water, and her gear have to offer up. The most challenging of all is that she has to bring her dysfunctional family with her. Her neurotic aunt, her cranky uncle, her wayward cousin, and the memory of her late uncle all come along for the ride to make it a fun and amazing adventure. From Tla'Amin to Klemtu, BC, this family navigates their blend of cultures and desires, while their spirits honour the coast as a place for each of us to call home and protect.
Excitingly, in October of 2017, The Air Canada Audience Choice Award for imagineNATIVE 2017, with a $1,000 cash prize presented by Air Canada, was awarded to Zoe Hopkins on for her work on the film.