Marry Awashish

Marry Awashish

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Marry was born on May 13, 1997 in the Atikamekw community of Opitciwan where she lived her whole life. She visited the Wapikoni Mobile for the first time in 2009. In 2011, filmmaker-mentor Anna Woch encouraged her to keep coming to the workshops. In 2012, Marry was the camerawoman on “Danse Obedjiwan”, and in 2018, she directed her first short. She developed a passion for drawing when she was 11 when she discovered Japanese anime and manga. She enjoys taking pictures and she is starting to develop an interest in cinema. Marry hopes to become a policewoman to help the people in her community, especially those struggling with drug abuse. She is determined to make her dream come true and to live a successful life.