Amisk

Canada, 1977

Film
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A week-long festival was organised by a group of Montreal citizens to raise funds in support of the Cree Indians who stood to lose their land because of the James Bay hydro-electric project. This film alternates between the spectacular performances of the Indian and Inuit peoples and the meeting halls of Mistassini where they talk of their past to defend their future.

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Credits

director

Alanis Obomsawin

co-producer

Alanis Obomsawin

Dorothy Courtois

Wolf Koenig

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

00:40:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1977

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