Spotlight Series: Michelle Mohabeer

DVD Special Edition of 5 Michelle Mohabeer films

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In Michelle Mohabeer’s films and videos, form and content are inextricably connected. Re-working the transformational film aesthetics of “third cinema,” Mohabeer’s experimental documentaries blend archival footage with personal memory, infusing each work with a signature pastiche of political consciousness, poetics and performance.

Study guide includes an essay by Monika Kin Gagnon, Concordia University.

“I recommend these films for researchers working on feminist theory, and the history of feminism, especially those with an interest in Canada and Canadian political identity or Caribbean/South American identity. These films will also be of use in the upper-level women’s studies classroom, especially courses in feminist theory.” - Ciara Healy, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh for EMRO (full review at

2) Coconut/Cane & Cutlass
3) Echoes
4) Tracing Soul
5) Child-Play

Author(s) Michelle Mohabeer
Artist(s) Michelle Mohabeer
Format DVD5 NTSC 4:3, Region 0 Interzone
Original format 16mm, Video
Year 1990-2003
Language(s) English
Runtime 62 min
Publisher CFMDC