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We Are Not Speaking the Same Language

World Premiere

We Are Not Speaking the Same Language

Danika St-Laurent

Canada | 2021 | 8 min
English |
Subtitles: French
Jury Award for Short Film, FIFA 2022

Thinking back to the only phone call she had with her maternal grandmother, director Danika St-Laurent tells us about the connection she maintains with both her Aboriginal identity and her grandmother through bead work.
Director Danika St-Laurent
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Danika St-Laurent

Danika St-Laurent

Danika St-Laurent is an Ojibwe-Cree (Saulteaux) from Muskowekwan First Nation in Saskatchewan and was born in Sherbrooke, Quebec, on December 27th, 1995. She was raised and currently lives in Montreal, Quebec. In January 2020, Danika started beading again and began her small beaded earrings business called Neebageesis Beadwork. She is presently working at Wapikoni Mobile as the Digital Activities Outreach Coordinator and created her first film with the Virtual Studio during the second cohort of the 2021 – 2022 season named We Are Not Speaking the Same Language.

Biographical notes provided by the film production team

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