L'urgence de guérir (The need to heal)

  • Filmmaker(s) :

    Frédéric Cheezo

  • Original title : L'urgence de guérir (The need to heal)
  • Duration : 04:56
  • Year : 2017
  • Genre : Documentary
  • Community : Montreal
  • Nation : Anishnabe
  • Workshop : Montreal


Fred could feel himself heading down a slippery slope. When healing becomes your raison d’être, the pow wow trail can become a journey to wellbeing.

Film crew

Director Fred Cheezo in collaboration with the Wapikoni team With Denis Bluteau, Sunshine Deer, Donna Larivière Narration Fred Cheezo Camera Patricia Chica, Jemmy Echaquan Dubé, Alexis Fortier Gauthier Sound recording Alexis Fortier Gauthier, Olivia Lya Thomassie Editing Fred Cheezo Sound editing Alexis Fortier Gauthier Music Redtail Spirit Singers Filmmakers mentors Alexis Fortier Gauthier, Patricia Chica Assistant filmmaker Jemmy Echaquan Dubé Local coordinator Olivia Lya Thomassie Thanks to Pow wow de Wendake, Sunshine Deer, Winter Heme, Rain Laborgne, Musiciens et danseurs traditionnels, Montréal autochtone