maɬni – towards the ocean, towards the shore

by Sky Hopinka
2020, 80’, USA, digital, Chinuk Wawa and English with English and Chinuk Wawa subtitles

Sky Hopinka’s first feature-length film follows Sweetwater Sahme and Jordan Mercier in their search for meaning in the afterlife, the possibility of rebirth, and the places in-between. A poetic and intimate documentary with a circular shape, Maɬni chronicles the origin of death myth among the Chinookan people in the Pacific Northwest.

Saturday 13 November 13:00h