UMN Scholars Featured in Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe) Version of Star Wars

Project is an alliance to revitalize the Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe) language
A New Hope (Ojibwe) - Poster Art & Trailer

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 May the Force be with you

The Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe) version of Star Wars: A New Hope (Anangong Miigaading) makes its debut on August 8, 2024, at Centennial Concert Hall in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Starting on August 10, the film will debut in limited release in Winnipeg and other select markets. Walt Disney Studios Canada is collaborating with exhibitors in Winnipeg and other select markets to offer free screenings for the community. 

This new version features Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe) voice talent, including University of Minnesota Institute of Linguistics alum Aandeg Jedi Muldrew (MA '22) as Luke Skywalker and Dustin Gerald Morrow Aagimewikamig (BA '21, MA '23) as Obi-Wan Kenobi. Morrow is a current PhD candidate.

See the full press release and watch the trailer

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