AMOUR ET AMITIÉ : des récits qui nous unissent
Festival Accès Asie presents

AMOUR ET AMITIÉ : des récits qui nous unissent

May 20th 2021
7:30 pm – 11:00 pm (EDT)
For more information about this event, please contact Festival Accès Asie at info@accesasie.com.

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Festival Accès Asie is very happy to present Amour et amitié: des récits qui nous unissent, a program of 15 short films produced by Wapikoni Mobile to be broadcast online and live and on Thursday, May 20. A discussion with Sakay Ottawa, singer and songwriter, from Atikamekw origin, one of the ten First Nations in Quebec, will follow the live. With the purchase of a ticket, you will be able to watch the screening which will be followed by a conversation. The program will be available for the next 24 hours. This evening of films is presented as part of the Voix des cercles section, which is dedicated to bringing Asian and Indigenous communities together.

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Festival Accès Asie is very happy to present Amour et amitié: des récits qui nous unissent, a program of 15 short films produced by Wapikoni Mobile to be broadcast online and live and on Thursday, May 20. A discussion with Sakay Ottawa, singer and songwriter, from Atikamekw origin, one of the ten First Nations in Quebec, will follow the live. With the purchase of a ticket, you will be able to watch the screening which will be followed by a conversation. The program will be available for the next 24 hours. This evening of films is presented as part of the Voix des cercles section, which is dedicated to bringing Asian and Indigenous communities together.

Wapikoni mobile

Wapikoni Mobile is an Indigenous non-profit and charitable organization developed in 2004. Their mission is to support and promote the expression and creative talents of Indigenous peoples through short films, music, and XR creative projects; to serve their development through training, coaching, and mentoring; to distribute their works across Canada and around the world; to provide a collective of artists with a space for personal, artistic, and professional development where they can meet, be inspired, identify, and achieve; and, to foster the creation of bridges and encounters in the service of inclusion, diversity, awareness, education, collective responsibility, tolerance, and reciprocity. www.wapikoni.ca

Sakay Ottawa

Sakay Ottawa (pronounced Sagui) has been a singer-songwriter for more than 20 years. Of Atikamekw origin, one of the ten First Nations in Quebec, Sakay is a native of Manawan in the Laurentians region where he lives with his family. Sakay aspires to make his nation and culture known throughout Quebec to build bridges between the old and new worlds. His songs, in the Atikamekw language, plunge us into a world of humanity and spirituality where nature, people, and traditions are one.

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