Smudge

Smudge

| 12 min
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This short documentary follows three Indigenous women as they practice ancestral forms of worship: drumming, singing and using sweetgrass. These ancient spiritual traditions may at first seem at odds with urban life, but to Native Canadians used to praying in natural settings, the whole world is sacred space.

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Credits
  • writer
    Gail Maurice
  • director
    Gail Maurice
  • producer
    Gerry Flahive
  • editor
    Katharine Asals
  • cinematographer
    Michael Grippo
    Stanislaw Barua
  • sound recordist
    Phil Brouwer
  • original music composer
    Ken Myhr
  • sound editor
    Jakob Thiesen
  • re-recording mixer
    Kevin Tokar
  • executive producer
    Silva Basmajian

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