| 13 min

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.

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  • writer
    Alanis Obomsawin
  • director
    Alanis Obomsawin
  • editor
    Alison Burns
  • camera
    Philippe Amiguet
  • location sound
    Raymond Marcoux
  • original music
    Francis Grandmont
  • cast
    Sylvi-Anne Siouï Trudel
    Sigwanis Lachapelle
    Guillaume Wawanolet
    Sophy Wawanolet
    Sébastien Gill
    Pierre-Luc Grenier
    Louis Msadoques
    Steve Obomsawin
    Fabrice Hannis Grandmont
    Mylène Trudeau
    Dawn Obomsawin
    Kevin Cloutier
    Charles Gariépy
    Mathieu Obomsawin Gauthier
    Alanis Obomsawin
    Rodrigo Brinckhaus
  • theatre masks
    Sylvie Trudel
  • costumes
    Annie Alexander
  • animation
    Benoît Chagnon
  • sound editor
    Leopoldo Gutierrez
  • foley
    Stéphane Cadotte
  • music recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
    Sylvain Cajelais
  • re-recording
    Shelley Craig
  • producer
    Alanis Obomsawin
  • executive producer
    Sally Bochner