october, 2020

fri23oct(oct 23)10:00 amsun25(oct 25)10:00 pmLe chemin rouge (Red Path)Category:FREE,Guest Curated Programs,iN2020,On-Demand,Short Film


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Réalisé à l’occasion du concours Tremplin NIKANIK, ce court-métrage suit le parcours de Tony Chachai, jeune en quête d’identité, par lequel la cinéaste se penche sur la la transmission des connaissances au sein d’une communauté atikamekw. À l’aube de devenir père, il prend conscience de la richesse de cet héritage et le célèbre en dansant dans un pow-wow.
Produced for the Tremplin NIKANIK competition, this short film follows Tony Chachai, young man seeking out identity, through whom the filmmaker delivers a touching testimony on the transmission of knowledge in an Atikamekw community. On the verge of becoming a father, he becomes increasingly aware of the richness of his heritage and celebrates it by dancing in a powwow.
Director: Thérèse Ottawa – Atikamekw
Artiste atikamekw de Manawan, au Québec, Thérèse Ottawa rend hommage à son peuple et à sa culture avec des oeuvres comme Le chemin rouge. En 2012, Ottawa contribue à la création de Tewekan Vision, un centre de production ayant pour mission de renforcer la présence autochtone au sein de l’industrie canadienne du cinéma.
An Atikamekw artist from Manawan, Thérèse Ottawa honours her people and culture with works such as “Red Path.” In 2012, Ottawa helped establish Tewekan Vision, a production unit dedicated to strengthening the Indigenous presence in the Canadian film industry.

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