Wapikoni Indigenous Women Programme Two

Wapikoni Indigenous Women Programme Two

Wapikoni Indigenous Women Programme Two is composed of short films about women who challenge stereotypes, are revisiting old traditions, and who are the focal point and pillars of their communities.

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Wapikoni Indigenous Women Programme Two
  • More Than a Stereotype

    Frustrated with the stereotypical ways in which Indigenous people are portrayed in mainstream society, Sinay Kennedy presents a personal account of how she is choosing to challenge those stereotypes in her own creative work as an amateur filmmaker, and what her culture means to her.

    Canada - 201...

  • L’Innu contre-attaque (The Innu Strikes Back)

    Bérénice is an Innu woman from Ekuanitshit (Mingan) on the Côte-Nord who learned basic Innu-aimun when she was young but didn’t continue speaking it as an adult. Now 37, this mother of three wants to reconnect with this important part of her culture. With the help of her mom and aunt, she starts ...

  • Megwitetm (I Remember)

    Megwitetim interacts with the land and water through the lens of a young native girl recalling a moment in time with her mother. The sounds of wind, birds and water are accompanied by visuals of sweetgrass surrounded by the bush and waterfront, immersing audiences in a short film that is rooted i...

  • A Woman's Pitch

    A Woman's Pitch shows how deep Fast Pitch baseball runs in Eastmain. Through the eyes of a young filmmaker, the documentary portrays two passionate female players.

    Canada - 2019 - 4m 5s
    Directed By: Dawn Namagoose and Noémie Benoit

  • Kupanishkueu

    Director Mélodie Jourdain tells how the strength and the courage of her Innu ancestor, Kupanishkueu, influenced her life.

    Canada - 2016 - 4m 35s
    Directed By: Mélodie Jourdain-Michel

  • Wamin (The Apple)

    Wamin means apple in Atikamekw. Red on the outside, white on the inside. It is an insult to people who leave their community to go and live in the city. A young Atikamekw shows that living elsewhere other than on her reserve does not betray her true nature.

    Canada - 2017 - 2m 43s
    Directed By: Ka...