Critical Writing Index

Alana Obomsawin: Then and Now

by Alioff Maurie

POV, Summer 2009, no. 74, pp. 39 - 41

In this article Maurie Aliof writes about the NFB's retrospective of Alana Obomsawin. A well seasoned film maker, Obomsawin films are a heartfelt portrait of First Nation Peoples. In this article, Aliof writes about the films shown but also includes Obomwin's quotes and comments on her work. Surrprsingly, her opinions sometimes are radically different from the films themselves Overall the piece is a fair portrait of Obomsawin's Canadian life work.

ITEM 2009.034 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Is the crown at War With Us?Alana Obomsawin

Christmas At Moose FactoryAlana Obomsawin

Mother of Many ChildrenAlana Obomsawin

Incident at RestigoucheAlana Obomsawin

Richard Cardinal: Cry From A Diary of a Metis ChildAlana Obomsawin

Kanehsake: 270 Years of ResistanceAlana Obomsawin

My Name is KaehsantiiostaAlana Obomsawin

Rocks at Whiskey TrenchAlana Obomsawin

Wadan Aki: Where the Sun Rise: People from Where the Sun RiseAlana Obomsawin