Tales of Sand and Snow

Tales of Sand and Snow

| 48 min

In a quest to rediscover the spiritual values of his own people, an African filmmaker from the Gourmantche tribe of Burkina Faso visits the Atikamekw of Northern Quebec. The resulting documentary is a dialogue between those who divine the future in the sand with those who use snow-encased sweat lodges to reconnect with the spiritual world.

This film contains scenes of violence. Viewer discretion is advised.

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Credits
  • writer
    Hyacinthe Combary
  • director
    Hyacinthe Combary
  • producer
    Yves Bisaillon
  • participation
    Charles Coocoo
    Bapougni Coulidiaty
    Maldjoa Combary
    Richard Coocoo
    Mary Coon
    Paul-Yves Weizineau
    David Boivin
    Djouali Coulidiaty
    Souleymane Coulidiaty
    Linda Dubé
    Catherine Hiess
    Sonia Monsalve
    Limani Ouali
    Djergou Ouoba
    Augustine Rasquin
    Christopher Schools
    José Tolo
    Wolf Alfred Zimmerli
  • research
    Hyacinthe Combary
  • director of photography
    Michel La Veaux
  • sound
    Jean-Denis Daoust
    Richard Lavoie
    Issa Nabi Traore
  • editing
    José Heppell
  • sound editing
    Olivier Calvert
  • sound editing - assistance
    Ariel Santana
  • script consultant
    Manon Barbeau
  • music
    La Troupe Boayaba
  • musician
    David Boivin
  • camera assistant
    Luc Lussier
    Ugo Brochu
    Gualbert Thiombiano
  • production manager
    Alain Thériault
    Doris Lapierre
    Sylvie Lapointe
  • production assistant
    Tony Laloche
  • line producer
    Gaston Kaboré
    Christian Medawar
  • assistant director
    Motandi Ouoba
  • lighting
    Rasmané Tiendrébéogo
    Sylvain Kaboré
    Issa Ouédraogo
  • driver
    Alimamy Coulibaly
    Vincent Ouédraogo
  • production secretary
    Catherine Compaoré
  • production coordinator
    Ryofa Chung
  • stills photography
    Michel La Veaux
    Hyacinthe Combary
  • narration
    Hyacinthe Combary
  • narration script
    Michel Langlois
  • voice director
    Claude Dionne
  • narration recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • research consultant
    Nick Huard
  • translation
    Hyacinthe Combary
    Motandi Ouoba
    Carmen Dubé
    Victor Regalado
    Christine York
  • subtitling
    Christine York
  • foley
    Lise Wedlock
  • foley assistant
    Geneviève Lapointe
  • foley recording
    Luc Léger
  • technical support - editing
    Ochelle Greenidge
    Martine Forget
  • online editing
    Denis Pilon
    Denis Gathelier
  • titles
    Louise Overy
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
  • marketing officer
    François Jacques
  • administrator
    Denise DesLauriers
  • administrative staff
    Hélène Regimbal
    Lise Lévesque
    Marie-Josée Lavoie
  • technical coordinator
    Jean-François Laprise
    Brigitte Sénéchal
  • executive producer
    Yves Bisaillon