Alanis Obomsawin

Canadian filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin has spent four decades and 50 films exploring Indigenous culture and history. Her best-known documentary, Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance, garnered 18 international awards, telling the story of the Mohawk uprising in Oka. In this episode she discusses the power of documentary film to incite change, the art of listening and her definition of success.

You can listen to more episodes of Banff Centre Talks here