Tuesday, August 15
1500, Rue Balmoral, Montréal, Québec, H3A 2H7.
Masterclass community production in the original language with Marion Delaronde
Masterclass in english with Marion Konwanénhon Delaronde at NFB Space presented by ISO-BEA.
To sign up : Eventbrite
Raised in Kahnawà:ke, Konwanénhon holds a college diploma in languages and literature and a B.F.A. in film animation from Concordia University. In 1999 she began a community initiative called Teioiaks 2000, designed to assist local teens in making short films. In 2004 she graduated from Kanien’kéha Ratiwennahní:rats, an adult immersion program where she enhanced her fluency level in the Kanien’kéha language. That same year she began working at Kanien’kehá: ka Onkwawén:na Raotitióhkwa Language and Cultural Center in Kahnawà:ke as the director of Tóta tánon Ohkwá:ri, (a locally televised children’s puppet show in Kanien’kéha), and later as the director of the Eastern Connection Film Festival. Konwanénhon creates independent animated films (e.g., Skátne Ronatehiaróntie) and she co-hosts Tewawennakará:tats, a weekly radio program for Kanien’kéha second-language learners. She is currently enrolled in the Foundations of Science Certificate Program at Concordia University.