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The Hands of an Elder Dinah Sam

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Filming closely and attentively, director Dinah Sam shows us the craftsmanship and knowledge of Cree elders. As she watches and listens to the artisans, she reflects on the important role of traditional practices in Cree identity.

First part of the film Les libres.

Presented in the Canal D Space

The Hands of an Elder

  • Country : Canada (Quebec)
  • Year : 2019
  • V.O : Cree
  • Subtitles : French
  • Duration : 4 MIN
  • Editing : Emmet Walsh
  • Production : Odile Joannette
  • Sound Design : Franklin Moar

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