Waban-Aki: People From Where The Sun Rises

Abenaki children.

In this feature-length documentary from Alanis Obomsawin, the filmmaker returns to the village where she was raised to craft a lyrical account of her own people. After decades of tirelessly recording others’ stories, she focuses this film on her own.

– From National Film Board of Canada.

Directed, Written and Produced: Alanis Obomsawin

Length:  1 h 44 min

Year: 2006

Publisher: National Film Board of Canada