Wamin (Apple)

  • Filmmaker(s) :

    Katherine Nequado

  • Original title : Wamin (Apple)
  • Duration : 02:43
  • Year : 2017
  • Genre : Experimental
  • Community : Montreal
  • Nation : Atikamekw
  • Workshop : Montreal


Wamin means apple in Atikamekw. Red on the outside, white on the inside. It’s an insult to people who leave their communities to go and live in the city. A young Atikamekw woman shows that living outside her reserve does not make her any other person than who she really is.

Film crew

Director Katherine Nequado in collaboration with the Wapikoni Mobile team Concept & Mise-en-Scene Patricia Chica, Katherine Nequado, Jemmy Echaquan Dubé Acting & Narration Katherine Nequado Camera, Sound, Editing & Color Correction Patricia Chica Lighting & Grip Alexis Fortier Gauthier, Simon Marchand Music Wapamitan by Rising Moon, thanks to Musique Nomade Makeup Supervisors Jemmy Echaquan Dubé, Olivia Thomassie Filmmaker-Mentors Patricia Chica, Alexis Fortier Gauthier Assistant-Mentor Jemmy Echaquan Dubé Local Coordinator Olivia Thomassie Production Assistant Bérénice Mollen Dupuis Atikamekw Translators Alexandre Nequado, Janis Ottawa Special Thanks to L’INIS, Janis Ottawa, Alexandre Nequado, Rising Moon, Musique Nomade, Montréal Autochtone