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One-Hour Special on Wapikoni on Radio-Canada

Photo credit Michel Lauzon


From March 22-26, 2017, Ici Radio-Canada Télé, Ici ARTV, Espaces autochtones and RDI showcased Wapikoni's work in a one-hour special. You can watch in online (in French only) on TOU.TV.

"I don't know if you realize it, but when you created Wapikoni mobile, you literally saved the lives of countless people!" said musician Samian to Manon Barbeau on camera.

For an hour, the WAPIKONI special, directed by Sonia Bonspille-Boileau and Nish média, takes us to the heart of Wapikoni Mobile. Watch moving encounters between white artists and Indigenous youth in their own communities, from Manawan to Kitcisakik, Uashat-Malieotenam and Kitigan Zibi), colourful music performances and endearing short films and get to know better the travelling audiovisual studio's work and collaborators.

With Manon Barbeau, Samian, Widia Larivière, Natasha Kanapé Fontaine, Melissa Mollen Dupuis, Kevin Papatie, Matiu, Réal Junior Leblanc, Hugo Latulippe, Biz, Dany Turcotte, Sipi Flamand, Anotc E Mikwian, Pascale Bussières, Emmanuel Bilodeau, Canouk Newashish, Yan England, Craig Commanda, Mélanie Lumsden, Ottawa Saka, Chloé Sainte-Marie, Émile Proulx-Cloutier, François Laurent, Caroline MonnetJani Bellefleur-Kaltush and others.

Watch the trailer (in French):

You can watch the 44-minute Special on Tou.tv.