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Du teweikan à l'électro : voyage aux sources de la musique autochtone Kim O'Bomsawin

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Moe Clark is a folk singer, Pakesso Mukash an electronic-music DJ and Shauit a reggae singer. These three young indigenous singer-songwriters come from different nations (Métis, Cree/Abenaki, Innu), and play radically different styles of music with a wide range of influences. In front of Kim O’Bomsawin’s camera – captured on stage, during recording sessions and in their communities – they show the same determination to make their cultural heritage part of their chosen contemporary music genre. As Pakesso Mukash (DJ KXO) explains, the distinctive sound of the teweikan, a traditional drum that produces particularly deep vibrations, is like an ancestral subwoofer. A fascinating look at the power of inherited traditions and their importance to contemporary indigenous music. (BD)

Presented in collaboration with Diversité artistique Montréal

Du teweikan à l'électro : voyage aux sources de la musique autochtone

  • Country : Canada (Quebec)
  • Year : 2018
  • V.O : French, English, Innu, Cree
  • Subtitles : English and French
  • Duration : 55 MIN
  • Cinematography : Michel Valiquette, Donat Chabot
  • Editing : Eve LeClair
  • Production : Andrée-Anne Frenette, Réginald Vollant, Ian Boyd
  • Sound Design : Luc Raymond
Filmography of Kim O'Bomsawin :

La ligne rouge (2014)
Motetan Mamo (2016)
Ce silence qui tue (2018)

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