• Filmmaker(s) :

    Mary-Agnes Shawana

  • Original title : BIMAADIZIWIN (The Language)
  • Duration : 04:00
  • Year : 2018
  • Genre : Documentary
  • Community : Wikwemikong
  • Nation : Anishnabe
  • Workshop : Wikwemikong


Filmed during the Sheguiandah Annual Jiingtamok, this film explores what the Anishinaabemowin language means to its speakers, and why it is so important to promote and preserve it, as it is an integral part of Wiikwemkoong’s culture, history, and identity.

Film crew

Producer Manon Barbeau Director Mary-Agnes Shawana In Collaboration with the Wapikoni team Camera Emmet Walsh, Raquel Sancinetti, Grey Neganegijig Editing Raquel Sancinetti, Adam Kaboni, Mary-Agnes Shawana Sound Recording Emmet Walsh, Raquel Sancinetti Filmmaker Mentors Raquel Sancinetti, Emmet Walsh Youth Outreach Worker Mathieu Buzzetti-Melançon Filmmaker Mentors Assistant  Aaron Manitowabi Local Coordinator Natalie Neganegijig