Star Wars - Trash Compactor Scene

Zoe Leigh Hopkins and Onkwawenna Kentyohkwa

2014, 03:13 minutes, colour, Mohawk


The winning entry to #TIFFStarWars, a contest put on by the Toronto International Film Festival, where participants were to re-create the “trash compactor scene” from the original Star Wars film in their own Indigenous language. This was in celebration of National Aboriginal Day, 2014. This entry was produced by students and graduates of the Mohawk language immersion program for adults at Onkwawenna Kentyohkwa, in Six Nations, Ontario.

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