Augusta

Canada, 1976

Film
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This film is the portrait of Augusta Evans, an 88-year-old Indian woman (the daughter of a Shuswap chief), who lives alone in a log cabin without running water or electricity. She recalls past times, but lives very much in the present. Self-sufficient, dedicated to her people, she spreads warmth wherever she moves with her songs, her harmonica and her soft-voiced comments. Award: San Francisco.

Credits

director

Anne Wheeler

co-producer

Peter Jones

John Taylor

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:17:00:00

Colour

Colour

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