Taking the pandemic as a starting point, Manitushiss (Virus) weaves a scathing critique of our relationship with Mother Earth, invoking the right to defend ourselves against a humanity that has become destructive and toxic. The compelling rhythmic editing amplifies the gravity of a narrative that speaks to our judgment and solidarity, something we can no longer ignore. (RIDM)
Réal Junior Leblanc
Réal Junior Leblanc is an Innu from Uashat mak Mani-Utenam. He directed "Nanameshkueu" in 2010, "Hair of Life" in 2011, "Blockade 138" in 2012. He is a poet and father of 3 children. In addition, he was the spokesperson for the First Nations Youth Network in 2012. He loves cinema and is preparing some personal achievements with APTN in the near future. He would like to be a leader for his people one day and use cinema to convey his messages to his people.