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Our Dear Sisters

Directed by Kathleen Shannon
Canada, 1975 (documentary, 15 minutes, colour, English)
Our Dear Sisters
Photo © National Film Board of Canada

Film Description:
"Alanis Obomsawin, a North American Indian who earns her living by singing and making films, is the mother of an adopted child. She talks about her life, her people, and her responsibilities as a single parent. Her observations shake some of our cultural assumptions."
-- National Film Board of Canada (source)

Film Description [in French] :
"Alanis Obomsawin, une artiste autochtone de l'Amérique du Nord, raconte sa vie."
-- Jana Vosikovska (source)


Film Credits (partial):
Produced by: Kathleen Shannon, Len Chatwin
Cinematography: Robert Nichol, Joan Hutton
Film Editing: Donna Nichol
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada / Office national du film du Canada
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