When I was young

  • Filmmaker(s) :

    Dawnae François

  • Original title : When I was young
  • Duration : 06:10
  • Year : 2017
  • Genre : Documentary
  • Community : Pelican Narrows
  • Nation : Cree
  • Workshop : Pelican Narrows


When I was Young is a short documentary that discusses the changing environment of Pelican Narrows with two local Elders. The film explores the daily life routines of a child through the eyes and narrative of an Elder.

Film crew

Director Dawnae François in collaboration with the Wapikoni team Camera Louisa Ballantyne Editing Dawnae François, Omar Elhamy, Emmet Walsh Sound recording Amelia Ballantyne Filmmakers Mentors Omar Elhamy, Emmet Walsh Youth outreach worker Aleyna May Morin Assistant filmmaker Kelly Custer Local coordinator Clorice Merasty