Canada 2020 – Director: Kim O'Bomsawin, Andrée-Anne Frenette – Original language: French, Inuvialuktun – Subtitles: English – Length: 78 min.

Joséphine Bacon is the poet of the Innu, an indigenous people from Quebec. She looks back at her life and returns to the land of her ancestors. A film about a custodian of words who is deeply connected to her past and to her breathtakingly beautiful homeland.

We present the German Premiere of the film.

No youth rating


Kim O'Bomsawin

The Canadian indigenous filmmaker and human rights activist from the Abenaki First Nation deals with indigenous issues in Canada and the USA. She studied sociology and works as a documentary film director and writer.


CALL ME HUMAN, CA 2020, 78 min.
QUIET KILLING, CA 2018, 76 min.

DOK.guest Canada

The Canada Focus is part of Canada's cultural programme as Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2020/21 and is supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, Telefilm Canada and the Government of Canada. In addition to the film series, the Canada Focus includes a delegation of Canadian filmmakers at the Marketplace.


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English/Original Title: CALL ME HUMAN. Writer: Kim O'Bomsawin. Camera: Hugo Gendron, Michel Valiquette. Sound: Lynne Trépanier, Luc Raymond. Editing: Alexandre Lachance. Music: Alain Auger. Production: Terre Innue. Producer: Andrée-Anne Frenette. International Sales: Producer. Distribution: Producer

DOK.guest Canada 2021

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