Notes of Understanding

  • Filmmaker(s) :

    Aanjeni Twenish, Migwuhn Twenish

  • Original title : Notes of Understanding
  • Duration : 02:48
  • Year : 2014
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Community : Kitigan Zibi
  • Nation : Anishnabe
  • Workshop : Kitigan Zibi


A young woman suffers from anxiety attacks. Running out of pills, she turns to music instead to calm her nerves. This film is about the struggles that people face and the power of music to help them go through them.

Film path

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian (USA, 2015)

Film crew

Directed by Aanjeni Twenish & Migwuhn Twenish Boom Operator Craig Commanda Camera Migwuhn Twenish, Clark Ferguson, Philippe David Gagné Voice Recording Craig Commanda, Clark Ferguson Editing Migwuhn Twenish, Aanjeni Twenish, Clark Ferguson, Philippe David Gagné Music Mayfield – The Separation Filmmakers Mentors Clark Ferguson, Philippe David Gagné Youth Outreach & Training Assistant Emilie Monnet Assistant Filmmaker Craig Commanda Local Coordinator Charlene McConini