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Nipi utaiamun

Nipi utaiamun

Uapukun Mestokosho McKenzie

Canada | 2022 | 5 min
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Subtitles: French
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Dive into this poetic essay on the filmmaker’s intergenerational relationship with water. Of Innu origin, Uapukun Mestokosho grew up in Ekuanitshit on the North Shore region of Quebec. Proud of her culture, she is also involved in politics to defend one of our greatest treasures: nature. In Nipi utaiamun, she pays an emotional tribute to the healing and spiritual virtues of water.
Director Uapukun Mestokosho McKenzie
Script Uapukun Mestokosho McKenzie
Camera Uapukun Mestokosho McKenzie, Camille Poirier
Music Uapukun Mestokosho McKenzie, Rita Mestokosho, Zélya Mestokosho

In Partnership with

Festival International de la Littérature
Les Librairies indépendantes du Québec, coopérative (LIQ)
Exit - Revue de Poésie
Salon du livre de Montréal


• Cinéma du Musée - Auditorium Maxwell-Cummings
Friday, march 24, 2023, 08:00 p.m. — 10:00 p.m.


Uapukun Mestokosho McKenzie

Uapukun Mestokosho McKenzie

Uapukun means flower” in Innu. She grew up in Ekuanitshit on the North Coast, a small corner of paradise. She completed a programme of humanities at the Kiuna institution, with a major in Aborigenal studies. At the center of her involvement in her community, is her pride and passion about her culture. She wishes to transmit and share her experience and her outdoor’s adventures to all interested.

Biographical notes provided by the film production team

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