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Awards Presentation
Oct
21
4:15 PM16:15

Awards Presentation

Join Co-Hosts Andre Morriseau (Ojibway) of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business and Melanie Nepinak Hadley (Ojibway) of the CBC, as we announce the Juries’ picks for this year’s prizes!

Our 19th Annual Awards Presentation is an afternoon to celebrate and recognize Indigenous achievement in film and media arts.

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Voices from the Western Regions of Turtle Island
Oct
21
12:45 PM12:45

Voices from the Western Regions of Turtle Island

The visual storytellers/filmmakers in this programme come from the full spectrum, ranging from experienced filmmakers to the newly graduated from film school. While making selections, curator Dorothy Christian agonized over the conventional genres of filmmaking and what they mean to the filmmakers themselves. Wondering from our Indigenous perspective, what and how would we categorize our visual storytelling? That said, Dorothy Christian characterized the films under an expansive umbrella of “social, political, and cultural” concerns of Indigenous peoples, with sub-themes of “lands and waters” and “spiritual and personal experiences”.

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Marjorie Beaucage: Standing in the Middle
Oct
20
3:00 PM15:00

Marjorie Beaucage: Standing in the Middle

Standing the Middle features portraits and gatherings from a range of perspectives where Marjorie Beaucage stands as witness and conveys important moments for women and Indigenous people. This program features only a few of her many documentary works attendant to social and environmental concerns here on Turtle Island and around the globe.

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Tasha Hubbard: Life & Death in the Prairies
Oct
19
6:00 PM18:00

Tasha Hubbard: Life & Death in the Prairies

Indigenous screen-based work often addresses traumatic and emotional subject matter. Tasha Hubbard’s latest documentary, Life & Death in the Prairies (currently in post-production), is an intimate exploration of the history of Indigenous and non-Indigenous relations in the Prairies in relation to the death of Colten Boushie in 2016.

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Coney Island Baby screening with live score by Chandra Melting Tallow
Oct
18
6:30 PM18:30

Coney Island Baby screening with live score by Chandra Melting Tallow

Gallery TPW and the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival are pleased to co-present a screening of Coney Island Baby featuring a live score by musician Chandra Melting Tallow. Having composed the original score for the collaborative film, Melting Tallow will perform a new live electronic soundscape to accompany the screening.

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Alanis Obomsawin: In Discussion
Oct
18
5:30 PM17:30

Alanis Obomsawin: In Discussion

Join Alanis Obomsawin for a compelling discussion on her perspectives on the current state of Indigenous screen production and what she envisions and hopes for the future. This panel will feature a sneak peek at her documentary currently in production.

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