Sunday, May 15, 2022, at 2 p.m.
Wapikoni Mobile Short Films Screening
As part of the International Festival of Ethnographic Films of Quebec, City of Montreal (FIFEQ-MTL), attend the screenings of a series of surprise shorts films from Wapikoni Mobile.
The screening will be followed by a discussion, in French, on the theme of Indigenous resurgence and international solidarities in the presence of directors, members of Wapikoni Mobile and representatives from the international cooperation community.
The Hidden Community | La communauté bédouine de Sateh al-Bahar
A day – from dawn to dusk – in the life of residents of the Bedouin community of Sateh al-Bahar in the occupied West Bank. The Bedouin community of Sateh al-Bahar is made up of 18 families and has 83 inhabitants. The name of the community is based on the fact that it is below sea level. Through this visual foray into the community, a joyful rhythm of everyday life is revealed through vivid and poetic images.
The Hidden Community | La communauté bédouine de Sateh al-Bahar, 2021, Canada, 6 min. Without dialog.
TAIÑ RVPV, Escuela de Cine y Comunicación Mapuce del Ayja Rewe Budi
In the community of Ayja Rewe Budi in Chile, Mapuce youth travel the territory from north to south, meeting on their way elders who transmit their knowledge relating to Mapuce life threatened by the coastal highway project. Weaving together the stories and songs of elders, this film celebrates the present and the future of Mapuce youth.
TAIÑ RVPV, Escuela de Cine y Comunicación Mapuce del Ayja Rewe Budi, 2021, Canada, 11 min. Original version with French subtitles.
A series of other surprise shorts films from Wapikoni Mobile will be broadcasted in original version with French subtitles.
Free activity, in French, presented on Sunday, May 15, 2022, at 2 p.m.
Duration: 120 minutes
Location: J. Armand Bombardier Theatre at the McCord Museum
Limited seating, reservation required
The International Festival of Ethnographic Films of Quebec, City of Montreal (FIFEQ-MTL) was founded in 2003 by visual anthropology students at Université de Montréal. A free and unique festival, it is one of the rare platforms to screen and promote ethnographic cinema in Canada.
Thanks to the generous involvement of hundreds of students from Concordia University, McGill University and Université de Montréal and of non-student professionals, the Festival has brought together thousands of viewers, all passionate about cinema and visual anthropology or simply curious about discovering hidden gems of the ethnographic repertoire.
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