The Gaze: Episode Two Ft. Alanis Obomsawin

The Gaze podcast is back! Episode Two of the second season features esteemed Indigenous filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin.

Hosts Aisha Jamal and Maya Bedward tell us what’s in store in this episode.

“At 85 years of age, Alanis has made 49 films with the National Film Board of Canada, including her most recent documentary We Can’t Make the Same Mistake Twice.  Join us as we chat with Alanis about her filmmaking process, her longstanding relationship with the NFB, and her unrelenting efforts to document the fight for Indigenous rights in Canada.”

About the Gaze: The show is now a monthly podcast available for download on iTunes, Soundcloud and Google Play. In this sophomore season, we sit down with three female Indigenous filmmakers to discuss the creative, commercial and emotional labour of making films in Canada.

Check out our interview with hosts Aisha and Maya and stream episode one from this season here.

Watch the trailer to We Can’t Make the Same Mistake Twice below.