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Spirit Emulsion

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A connection to my mother in the spirit world activates Taíno culture and presence, revealing a realm unseen. Super 8 film developed with plant medicines connect earth to cosmos as flowers portray family love and ancestral sovereignty extending into the future.

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Siku Allooloo


Siku Allooloo is an Inuk/Haitian/Taíno filmmaker as well as an interdisciplinary artist, writer, decolonial advocate, and community builder from Yellowknife, NWT by way of Mittimatalik, Nunavut and Haiti. Siku artistically reimagines conventional forms as imbued by her cultural traditions, oral histories, and land-based practice. Siku is currently leading her first feature-length documentary, INDÍGENA (a co-production between her company, Akia Films, Lantern Films, and the NFB), as the writer, director and co-producer. Spirit Emulsion is her first film.

  • Year: 2022
  • Runtime: 8 minutes
  • Country: Canada
  • Language: English, Hiwatahia, Taíno
  • Director: Siku Allooloo
  • Cinematographer: Siku Allooloo
  • Co Producer: Siku Allooloo (Akia Films), Jessica Hallenbeck (Lantern Films)
  • Composer: Jesse Zubot
  • Music: Vocals by Pura Fé
  • Screenwriter: Siku Allooloo
  • Premiere: Philadelphia

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