FOFA Gallery Courtyard, 1515 St. Catherine Street West Montreal, Quebec  
Aug 02, 2018 | 9:00 pm


Shaman (2017 | 5 min), by Echo Henoche

Shaman is a first collaboration between the National Film Board of Canada and Labrador Inuk artist—and first-time animator—Echo Henoche. The short brings to life Henoche’s favourite legend, told to her by her grandfather in her home community of Nain, Nunatsiavut, on Labrador’s North Coast. It is the story of a ferocious polar bear turned to stone by an Inuk shaman. Hand-drawn and painted by Henoche in a style all her own, Shaman shares with the world her perspective on this Labrador Inuit legend.

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