Langue Leçons (Language Lessons)

  • Filmmaker(s) :

    Karen Pinette Fontaine

  • Original title : Langue Leçons (Language Lessons)
  • Duration : 03:24
  • Year : 2020
  • Genre : Documentary, Essay
  • Community : Uashat Mak Mani-Utenam
  • Nation : Innu
  • Workshop : Concordia


Raised in Mani-utenam, a Côte-Nord community known for its musical inclinations, Karen Pinette Fontaine is a seasoned singer-songwriter. In this immersive experience, she uses the circular frame as a poetic device to invite viewers to share in her ongoing process of learning the Innu-Aimun language after having moved to a major city.

Film crew

Starring: Karen Pinette Fontaine Production Company: Wapikoni Producer: Kester Dyer in collaboration with the Wapikoni Mobile team Director: Karen Pinette Fontaine in collaboration with the Wapikoni Mobile team Camera: Karen Pinette Fontaine Circle Vision Team: Zaccary Dyck, Liz Miller, Émilie Trudeau