A film by Danis Goulet
Canada, Sci-Fi/Thriller, 2013
10 min, HD, Color
English, Cree with English subtitles
This film was screened as a part of the 2014 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF17)
This short film preceded the screening of the feature La espera desespera (Hopeful Hopeless)
In the near future, the environment has been destroyed and society suffocates under a brutal military occupation. A lone Cree wanderer, Weesakechak, searches an urban war zone to find the ancient and dangerous Weetigo to help fight against the occupiers. WAKENING premiered on the Opening Night of the Toronto Film Festival in 2013, and went on to screen at imagineNATIVE later that year.
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