Waban-Aki: People from Where the Sun Rises

Waban-Aki: People from Where the Sun Rises

| 1 h 44 min

In this feature-length documentary from Alanis Obomsawin, the filmmaker returns to the village where she was raised to craft a lyrical account of her own people. After decades of tirelessly recording others' stories, she focuses this film on her own.

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Credits
  • writer
    Alanis Obomsawin
  • director
    Alanis Obomsawin
  • editor
    Alison Burns
  • camera
    Philippe Amiguet
  • camera assistant
    Sébastien Cassou
    Denis Fortier
    Yvan Gekoff
  • location sound
    Raymond Marcoux
    Ismaël Cordeiro
  • original music
    Francis Grandmont
  • musician
    Francis Grandmont
    Normand Guilbeault
    Christine Molnor
    Claude Vendette
  • traditional song
    Alanis Obomsawin
    Ambroise Obomsawin
  • digital imaging
    Louise Overy
  • voice
    Anthony Robinow
    Keith Ravenheart
  • artist
    Georgette Obomsawin
    Christine Sioui Wawanoloath
  • map design
    Katy Silverstone
  • stills photographer
    André Gill
  • etchings
    Alanis Obomsawin
  • sound editing
    Don Ayer
  • technical support - editing
    Danielle Raymond
    Chaz Oliver
  • online editing
    Denis Pilon
  • digital input of archival images
    Jean-Marc Brosseau
  • digital imaging assistant
    Pierre Landry
    Ochelle Greenidge
  • subtitles
    Zoé Major
    Frances Beames
  • production assistant
    Nicole Bibeau
    Frederick Wiseman
    Watie Akins
    Rodrigo Brinckhaus
    Gail Nicholas
    Miigam'agan
  • re-recording
    Shelley Craig
  • music recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
    Sylvain Cajelais
  • technician sound operation centre
    Daniel Trépanier
    Sylvain Cajelais
  • administration
    Marie Tonto-Donati
    Nickie Merulla
  • production administration assistant
    Christine Williams
  • post-production coordinator
    Claude Cardinal
    Linda Payette
  • producer
    Alanis Obomsawin
  • executive producer
    Sally Bochner