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Short Films Under Indigenous Stars


Sparks Street, Ottawa

  • Friday, January 31, 2020 | 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm


Short Films Under Indigenous Stars

Free activity

Discover short films with rich and inspiring content made by young Indigenous filmmakers thanks to Wapikoni mobile. As an organization dedicated to film and music production, with a strong presence among Indigenous youth, Wapikoni offers hands-on workshops tailored to their realities and cultures. Video and music become powerful tools of social transformation!

List of short films presented :


Filmmaker: Sammy Gadbois

Nation: Inuit

Wearing my Culture

Filmmaker: Ulivia Uviluk

Nation: Inuit


Filmmaker: Mélodie Jourdain Michel

Nation: Innu

Missing Offering

Filmmaker: Raymond Caplin

Nation: Mi'gmaq


Filmmaker: Tommy Kudluk

Nation: Inuit

Frozen Unicycle

Filmmaker: Adam Aomari

Nation: Inuit

Eshi mishkutshipanit (Lifestyle Changes)

Filmmaker: Nemnemiss McKenzie

Nation: Innu

I'm starting to miss you

Filmmaker: Sakay Ottawa

Nation: Atikamekw

Winter desert

Filmmakers: Collective

Nation: Innu

Assi Mak Neka (Mother and Earth)

Filmmakers: Guillaine Pinette and Mathieu André

Nation: Innu

Katatjatuuk Kangirsumi (Throat Singing in Kangirsuk)

Filmmakers: Eva Kaukai and Manon Chamberland

Nation: Inuit

Since its inception in 2004, thousands of youth from 27 different nations have contributed to creating more than 1,000 short films, which have been translated into several languages and have garnered numerous awards and distinctions at national and international festivals. Wapikoni is a not-for-profit charitable organization supported by a number of private and public sector partners and has been an official UNESCO partner since 2017.

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