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The Great Departure

2008 5 min
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For the sake of his children, in 2001 an Algonquin father went back to school. Now, encouraged by his friends in the Kitcisakik community, he is going on to CEGEP. Since 2004, Wapikoni Mobile has been giving Indigenous youth the opportunity to speak out using video and music. This short film was made with the guidance of these travelling studios and is part of the 2007 Selection - Wapikoni Mobile DVD.

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The Great Departure

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For the sake of his children, in 2001 an Algonquin father went back to school. Now, encouraged by his friends in the Kitcisakik community, he is going on to CEGEP.

Since 2004, Wapikoni Mobile has been giving Indigenous youth the opportunity to speak out using video and music. This short film was made with the guidance of these travelling studios and is part of the 2007 Selection - Wapikoni Mobile DVD.

  • participant
    Tcicky Penosway
  • director
    Kevin Papatie
  • camera
    Kevin Papatie
    Émile Proulx-Cloutier
  • location sound
    Roland Papatie
  • music
    Réjean Bouchard
  • picture editor
    Kevin Papatie
    Cédric Corbeil
    Mathieu Vachon
  • filmmaker mentor
    Cédric Corbeil
    Émile Proulx-Cloutier
    Mathieu Vachon
    Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette
  • coordinator
    Kevin Papatie
  • general director
    Manon Barbeau
  • project creator
    Manon Barbeau
  • financial partnership development
    Lucille Veilleux
  • administrator
    Youri Mourog
    Johanne Dubuc
  • director of field operations
    Gilles Péloquin
  • general coordinator
    France Couture
  • assistant coordinator
    Sarah Lalonde
  • technical supervision
    Jessy Boivin
    Sébastien Pichette
    Jason Smalridge
  • post-production
    Jessy Boivin
    Sébastien Pichette
    Jason Smalridge
  • mechanical supervision
    Sébastien Tremblay
  • projection
    Sébastien Tremblay
  • website
    Gaétan Boucher
    Jason Smalridge
  • distribution
    Judith Brès
    Sarah Lalonde
  • accounting
    Pierre-Claude Beaucage
    Maryse-Chantal Brazeau
  • sweetening
    Claude Chevalier
  • online editing
    Yannick Carrier
  • titles
    Gaspard Gaudreau
  • translation
    Leah Kosatsky
  • subtitles
    Leah Kosatsky
  • technical coordinator
    Jean-François Laprise
  • administrative team
    Mirabelle Bélanger
    Dominique Brunet
    Lise Lévesque
  • associate producer
    Maryse Chapdelaine
  • producer
    Patricia Bergeron
  • executive producer
    Manon Barbeau
    Yves Bisaillon
    Ravida Din

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