Notcimik (In the Woods)

  • Filmmaker(s) :

    Mélina Quitich-Niquay

  • Original title : Notcimik (In the Woods)
  • Duration : 0:01:10
  • Year : 2018
  • Genre : Animation, Experimental
  • Community : Manawan
  • Nation : Atikamekw
  • Workshop : Concordia


The elegance of Mélina’s words echo through an ever-changing drawing and reflect the poetry of the forest where the filmmaker truly feels at home.

Film crew

Instruction: Alisa Telengut Acknowledgements: Wapikoni mobile, particularly Audrey Campeau, Marie-Ève Bergeron, Étienne Gagnon Lalonde, Manon Barbeau, Odile Joannette and Mélanie Walsh.

Thanks to the entire Communication Studies Department at Concordia, especially Cherry Smiley, Monica Kin Gagnon, Anastasia Argiropoulos, Doug Hollingworth, and Alessandra Renzi. Thanks also to Shira Avni, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. Thanks to Concordia Residence Life, Concordia Welcome Center Sandra Gabriele, Vice-provost of Innovation in Teaching and Learning.  This project was made possible by a Partnership Engage Grant of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.