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filmmaker: Jonathan Thunder, Red Lake Ojibwe, Minnesota

This new film is a short experimental vignette created using CG imagery and sound design.

Maamawi is the Ojibwe word that means “together”. The film explores connections between a young man and unfamiliar visitors from a not so long ago time. The content reflects a link between our current era and the impact of the 1956 Indian Relocation act. The story is inspired by my father who’s family was relocated multiple times during his childhood. Made 2020.

Narrated in the Ojibwe language

English subtitles. 

Viewable here at Film Freeway

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