TheWednesday January 16, 2013, 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Foreman Art Gallery and Cinema Politica Bishop’s University present an evening with filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin, hosted at la salle Le Tremplin (95 Wellington Sud, Sherbrooke). A screening of Waban-Aki: People from Where the Sun Rises (2006, 104 min) will be followed by a discussion with the filmmaker.
Alanis Obomsawin, a member of the Abenaki Nation, is one of Canada’s most distinguished filmmakers. For over four decades, she has directed documentaries at the National Film Board of Canada that chronicle the lives and concerns of... First Nations people and explore issues of importance to all. The film will be presented in French, with English subtitles. The event is free to the public. Donations to Cinema Politica accepted at the door.