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Shirley Cheechoo

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Shirley Cheechoo, director,

B: 1952 in Eastmain, Québec

Dr. Shirley Cheechoo, a Cree filmmaker, actor, writer, and visual artist, made her directorial debut in 1998 and is revered as the first Indigenous woman to write, produce, and direct a dramatic feature film in Canada for her film Bearwalker, which was screened at the Cannes Film Festival. We list her credits as a Director first

Also see: imagineNATIVE Honours Shirley Cheechoo.
Also see: Weengushk Film Institute: Coming Soon?
Also see: Shirley Cheechoo Receives Reelworld Award.