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Indigenous film festival goes virtual – The Charlatan

The Asinabka Film and Media Arts Festival took place virtually from Sept. 16 to 20. In its ninth year of programming, the festival continues to support work from both Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists. It highlights artwork that expresses First Nations, Métis, and Inuit traditions. Howard Adler, one of several festival organizers, said the change was […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 20208 Views

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Macy Gray, William Prince and Aiza perform on World News Day

TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2020  – Grammy award-winner Macy Gray and Canadians William Prince and Aiza will lend their voices to celebrate journalism at the World News Day virtual event on September 28 at 7 p.m. ET. World News Day, presented by the Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) and the World Editors Forum (part of WAN-IFRA, the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 20208 Views

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imagineNATIVE Announces Opening and Closing Night Films

imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival Presenting Partner: Crave Opening and Closing Night Films YELLOW: Short Program, and Compañía imagineNATIVE is pleased to announce the Opening and Closing Galas for the 21st imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, running October 20 – 25, 2020 online, plus a new community initiative To Gift, an expression of gratitude […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 202015 Views

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Michelle Latimer reclaims Indigenous storytelling with two titles at TIFF – NOW

The Toronto-based filmmaker behind Trickster and Inconvenient Indian argues authorship is crucial when representing Indigenous people on screen In The Inconvenient Indian, Thomas King writes that Native history, as written, has never been about Native people. “It’s been about whites and their needs and their desires,” writes King, providing much needed context to how Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 202013 Views

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14 books make longlist for $100K Scotiabank Giller Prize – CBC

Sep 08, 2020 A graphic novel and three debut novels have made the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist. Fourteen titles made the list in total. The $100,000 award annually recognizes the best in Canadian fiction. Seth has made the longlist for his graphic novel Clyde Fans. This year marks the first time graphic novels are eligible for the prestigious […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 202017 Views

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The Scotiabank Giller Prize Presents its 2020 Longlist

September 8, 2020 (Toronto, ON) – The Scotiabank Giller Prize is pleased to announce the 2020 longlist. The 2019 Prize winner, Ian Williams, announced the list today on www.scotiabankgillerprize.ca/live. It was also announced via YouTube, the Scotiabank Giller Prize Facebook page and Twitter. The 14 titles were chosen from a field of 118 books submitted […]

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Autumn Peltier’s advocacy featured in documentary premiering at Toronto International Film Festival – Anishinabek News

OTTAWA— Anishinabek Nation Chief Water Commissioner Autumn Peltier will soon have yet another impressive venue to further her advocacy for clean drinking water. A documentary about the 15-year-old water advocate, a member of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory, will have its world premiere on Sept. 14 at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). The film, titled The […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 202023 Views

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TIFF announces Additional Exciting Programming

Autumn Peltier, Greta Thunberg, Darren Aronofsky, Charles Officer, and more light up Special Events, talks and Best of TIFF Film Reunions presented by Bell TORONTO​— TIFF Co-Heads Cameron Bailey and Joana Vicente announced today additional TIFF programming for audiences to enjoy as part of the Festival this year. Newly confirmed Special Events, talks and Best […]

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Cadillac Fairview Partners with the National Film Board of Canada for the Final Weekend of its Movie Nights at CF Sherway Gardens

(TORONTO, ON) August 12, 2020 – Cadillac Fairview (CF) is heading into the final weekend of its outdoor movie nights at CF Sherway Gardens. This is the last chance for guests to participate in the event in partnership with the City of Toronto’s DriveInTO initiative. The remaining features will be shown for three days from Thursday […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 202030 Views

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imagineNATIVE at the DriveInTO

imagineNATIVE is proud to partner with the City of Toronto for DriveInTO to bring a night of FREE programming at Ontario Place! On Tuesday, August 18, at 8:45 pm, imagineNATIVE will be screening Zoe Hopkins’ family adventure KAYAK TO KLEMTU. Winner of the iN 2017 Air Canada Audience Choice Award, this film speaks to our hearts and minds through the eyes of our youth about the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 202041 Views

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