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Author Lewis, Randolph, 1966-

Title Alanis Obomsawin : the vision of a native filmmaker / Randolph Lewis
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2006


Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 260 pages) : illustrations
Series American Indian lives
American Indian lives.
Contents Cover -- Copyright -- Table of Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Preface -- 1. Abenaki Beginnings -- 2. Early Films -- 3. A Gendered Gaze? -- 4. Documentary on the Middle Ground -- 5. Why Documentary? -- 6. Cinema of Sovereignty -- Conclusion -- Appendix A: Filmography -- Appendix B: Native Documentaries -- Notes -- Bibliography
Summary In more than twenty powerful films, Abenaki filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin has waged a brilliant battle against the ignorance and stereotypes that Native Americans have long endured in cinema and television. In this book, the first devoted to any Native filmmaker, Obomsawin receives her due as the central figure in the development of indigenous media in North America
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-254) and index
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Subject Obomsawin, Alanis -- Criticism and interpretation
Obomsawin, Alanis -- Criticism and interpretation
Obomsawin, Alanis.
Motion picture producers and directors -- Canada
Documentary films -- Canada
Indians in motion pictures.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Direction & Production.
Motion picture producers and directors.
Indians in motion pictures.
Documentary films.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0803256280