First Peoples Cinema

First Peoples Cinema

First Peoples Cinema

First Peoples Cinema

First Peoples Cinema

First Peoples Cinema

First Peoples Cinema

First Peoples Cinema: 1500 Nations, One Tradition

Film Programme

Film Programme

June 21 – August 11
This series, the largest and most wide-ranging of its kind ever seen in North America, features key works from four countries that form the canon of First Peoples cinema: Canada, the United States, Australia and New Zealand.


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Reclaimed Visions

First Peoples: Reclaimed Visions

This sidebar programme, featuring screenings and on-stage discussions with a number of special guests, offers a critical viewpoint on some of the most famous films ever made about First Peoples by non-Native directors.


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Special Events

Tanya Tagaq in Concert with Nanook of the North

June 21, 7:00pm
First Peoples Cinema kicks off with the world premiere of the acclaimed throat-singer's new composition, created especially to accompany our screening of Robert Flaherty's classic documentary.

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HOME ON NATIVE LAND

Home on Native Land Exhibition

A Free exhibition
HSBC Gallery
June 21 – August 19, 2012
Curated by Jesse Wente and Steven Loft
New media work by contemporary First Peoples artists

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Alan Michelson, TwoRow II, 2005. photo © National Gallery of Canada

Graham Greene

A Tribe Called Red in concert

August 11, 11:00pm at Harbourfront Centre
FREE EVENT!
Fresh off of their national tour and the release of their self-titled debut album, DJ Bear Witness, DJ NDN and DJ Shug bring their infectious mix of traditional drums, Jamaican dub and urban beats back to Toronto.

Perspectives

First Peoples Cinema: Perspectives

Three leading figures from the Indigenous film world offer their insights into the now global phenomenon of First Peoples cinema.

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      The McLean Foundation