| 6 min

Folk music icon Buffy Sainte-Marie became internationally renowned with her protest song "Universal Soldier." In this short documentary, she candidly discusses her hopes, creative vision and songwriting skills, as well as her role as an Aboriginal activist. Still a vibrant artist fifty years into her career, she keeps her eyes set on the future.

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  • recipient
    Buffy Sainte Marie
  • writer
    John Walker
  • director
    John Walker
  • producer
    Kent Martin
  • director of photography
    Nigel Markham
  • sound recordist
    Alex Salter
  • editor
    Kimberlee McTaggart
  • production manager
    Candice Desormeaux
    Rachel Punwassie
  • online editor
    Doug Woods
  • re-recording mixer
    Brian Power
  • post picture facility
    PowerPost Productions
  • post sound facility
    PowerPost Productions
  • rights clearances
    Sylvia Mezei
  • centre administrator
    John William Lutz

  • amapapyrus

    magnifique comme un bouleau, solide comme le chene et profonde comme le pin blanc. Merci

    amapapyrus, 14 Dec 2011
  • marke

    Buffy is as vital now as she's ever been. Her vision is enduring, as is her art, as is her spirit. Fly on, Ms. Ste. Marie! Thanks for your contribution... (and nice, clean job by the filmmakers too).

    marke, 25 Apr 2011
  • japottie

    Excellent portrait. Thank you!

    japottie, 7 Jun 2010

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