Mi'gwidelmag Gnitjgamitj (Remembering our Grandpa)

  • Filmmaker(s) :

    Nation Isaac

  • Original title : Mi'gwidelmag Gnitjgamitj (Remembering our Grandpa)
  • Duration : 0:06:47
  • Year : 2018
  • Genre : Documentary
  • Community : Listuguj
  • Nation : Mi’gmaq
  • Workshop : Listuguj


Inspired by Incident at Restigouche (Alanis Obomsawin, 1984), Mi'gwidelmag Gnitjgamitj is a short essay film that captures the beautiful landscapes of Listuguj, but a dark side of Canada. The film focuses on director Nation Isaac’s grandfather’s experience of the 1981 Quebec Provincial Police raid of Listuguj, and on her own relationship to his life and legacy.

Film crew

Producer: Manon Barbeau Script: Nation Isaac Director: Nation Isaac Camera: Nation Isaac, Elizabeth Landesberg, Serge Maheu Editing: Nation Isaac, Elizabeth Landesberg Sound Recording: Nation Isaac, Elizabeth Landesberg, Serge Maheu Original Music: Spirit Bear Filmmaker Mentors: Elizabeth Landesberg, Serge Maheu Youth Outreach Worker: Valérie Soucy Local Coordinator: Tanner Isaac Acknowledgements: Joshua Eric Dedam, Rose Ann Martin, Alanis Obomsawin