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Alanis Obomsawin: A Woman, A Camera, and 270 Years of Resistance

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A Woman, A Camera, and 270 Years of Resistance

Alanis Obamsawin wdiscusses her work as a filmmaker and activist, from her first film in 1971 to her most recent 2013 documentary Hi-Ho Mistahey.

Biography

Alanis Obomsawin is a filmmaker who has chronicled the struggles of Canada’s Indigenous people in the face of state power for four decades, acting as witness to violations of treaties while providing a nuanced and rich understanding of the lives of First Nations communities.

Background Information
  • Lugar de apresentação: Concordia University, Henry F. Hall Building
  • Data: 27 junho 2014
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Alanis Obomsawin: A Woman, A Camera, and 270 Years of Resistance Edited by Victor Bautista
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