Samay Arcentales Cajas | CANADA | 2017 | 6 MIN | Short Drama

Friday 20 October 2017 | 3:45 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 2
World Premiere

Screening as part of Receptors


As the world suffocates in its own self destruction, the Spirit Callers pray to the Four Directions for help. The struggle of generations past, present, and future are about to come to a close, but are our minds, hearts, and spirits open enough to hear the call?


Samay Arcentales Cajas (Kichwa) is a digital media and community artist. In her creative practice she explores the sense being uprooted, the migration experience, and the meaning of urban Indigeneity. Her first short stop motion film Rimanakuna premiered at imagineNATIVE in 2014. In Moment was commissioned as part of imagineNATIVE’s annual partnership with the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto.