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Sigwan

Author: Alanis Obomsawin; Alison Burns; Sally Bochner; National Film Board of Canada.
Publisher: [Montreal] : National Film Board of Canada, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sigwan tells the touching story of a young girl who is comforted and counselled by the animals of the forest. Written and directed by distinguished filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin, the film addresses issues of exclusion and prejudice that exist within many communities worldwide. Visually breathtaking and in high-definition, Sigwan is a simple, transformative parable of acceptance."--Container.
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Genre/Form: Films for the hearing impaired
Children's films
Juvenile works
Juvenile films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alanis Obomsawin; Alison Burns; Sally Bochner; National Film Board of Canada.
OCLC Number: 174238582
Language Note: Closed captioned; optional subtitles in English or French.
Credits: Written, edited and produced by Alanis Obomsawin ; editor, Alison Burns ; camera, Philippe Amiguet ; executive producer, Sally Bochner.
Cast: Storyteller, Sylvi-Anne Siouï Trudel ; Sigwan, Sigwanis Lachapelle.
Description: 1 videodisc (13 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R ; Dolby surround-sound.
Responsibility: a film by Alanis Obomsawin ; a National Film Board of Canada production.

Abstract:

"Sigwan tells the touching story of a young girl who is comforted and counselled by the animals of the forest. Written and directed by distinguished filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin, the film addresses issues of exclusion and prejudice that exist within many communities worldwide. Visually breathtaking and in high-definition, Sigwan is a simple, transformative parable of acceptance."--Container.

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