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The NFB VR experience This Is Not a Ceremony by Ahnahktsipiitaa (Colin Van Loon) now touring Canadian cities

From: National Film Board September 27, 2022 – Toronto – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) The virtual reality experience This Is Not a Ceremony, created by Niitsitapi writer and director Ahnahktsipiitaa (Colin Van Loon), is now touring communities and festivals across Canada, giving more people the opportunity to experience this powerful and cinematic Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 202210 Views

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First Nations historian’s new book details ‘relentless’ children’s labour at Mt. Elgin residential school – CBC

The book titled, ‘Nii Ndahlohke,’ means ‘I work’ in the Lunaape language Sep 26, 2022 For Mary Jane Logan McCallum, researching the history of student life at Mount Elgin’s residential school is personal. The history professor and member of Munsee-Delaware nation first heard about the institution from mentions of her great grandfather and his brother […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 20229 Views

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Four Indigenous works from the NFB featured at the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival. This year’s festival offers a diverse selection of NFB documentary, animation and VR creation.

From: National Film Board September 20, 2022 Audiences at the 2022 imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival will experience powerful and timely Indigenous storytelling across all genres, with four National Film Board of Canada (NFB) produced or co-produced works selected. This year’s festival takes place in person in Toronto from October 18 to 23, followed […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202211 Views

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Indigenous comedians set to take Just For Laughs stage in Toronto – APTN

Sep 12, 2022 A new comedy show featuring all Indigenous comedians is set to hit the stage this fall at one of the most recognizable comedy festivals in the world. Janelle Niles, a black and Mi’kmaq comedian from Sipekne’katik First Nation in Nova Scotia, created Got Land comedy in 2019, seeing a need for a […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 202217 Views

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Indigenous stories find expression through Shakespeare in the Stratford Festival’s ‘1939’ – Toronto Star

Sept. 12, 2022 Jani Lauzon’s and Kaitlyn Riordan’s play shows Shakespeare may not necessarily always represent the cold, dead hand of colonialism. There is much that is bold and unexpected in this world-premiere play commissioned and produced by the Stratford Festival. It brings together two of Canada’s colonial legacies: residential schools and the veneration of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 202215 Views

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station 369 proudly supports filmmaker V. T. Nayani in debuting “This Place” at the 47th Toronto International Film Festival

“This Place” tells a queer love story set within Canada’s immigrant and Indigenous communities TORONTO, Sept. 9, 2022 – The highly anticipated feature debut from filmmaker V. T. Nayani, “This Place” will make its world premiere tonight at the 47th Toronto International Film Festival. The film is partly executive produced by Muraly Srinarayanathas, Chief Executive […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 202219 Views

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‘Beautiful act of reclamation’: Indigenous love and joy in the spotlight at TIFF – Toronto Star

Sept. 9, 2022 Filmmakers are challenging the way Indigenous love stories have previously been portrayed with the release of two projects that explore romantic relationships and sensuality at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. In “Stellar,” from Anishinaabe writer and director, Darlene Naponse, two people seek comfort and connection during a single night in a […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 202222 Views

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CBC/Radio-Canada Celebrates Canadian Storytellers at TIFF

Sep 08, 2022 IFF 2022 selections supported by Canada’s national public broadcaster include new original series LIDO TV; Canadian features BONES OF CROWS, BROTHER, THE COLOUR OF INK, COYOTE, FALCON LAKE, QUEENS OF THE QING DYNASTY, RICEBOY SLEEPS, SOMETHING YOU SAID LAST NIGHT, STELLAR, THIS PLACE and VIKING; and short film NO GHOST IN THE […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 202219 Views

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New Canadian Indigenous-Focused Comedy Series The Canoe Project To Launch September 30 on Fibe TV1

Created by and starring Mark Harnett TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2022– Canoe Productions Inc. and The Hunting Party are proud to announce The Canoe Project, a new short-form comedy series that is set to make its national debut in Canada on Fibe TV1 on September 30, 2022. The series was created by comedian Mark Harnett alongside producer […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 202223 Views

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New to CBC Gem in September 2022

Aug 24, 2022 CBC Gem is Canada’s streaming service, offering more than 6500 hours of live and on-demand Canadian programming and a curated selection of acclaimed, best-in-class content from around the world, including more than 800 documentaries, 500 hours of ad-free content for kids and tweens, and a collection of over 200 Canadian feature films. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 202224 Views

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