Film

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Free Flicks: Stories We Tell

July 29, 2015

This summer, join us every Wednesday for an outdoor film screening by the lake! Iconic Canadian actor and filmmaker Sarah Polley turns her lens on her own family history in this documentary about her late mother Diane.

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Calypso Dreams

July 31, 2015

This engaging film captures the triumphant human spirit and dynamic musical genius of venerable kaisonians from Trinidad and Tobago. With a hard-worn urban edge infusing its cultural sensitivities, Calypso Dreams features an intimate portrait of several Calypso stalwarts, including Calypso Rose, Lord Kitchener, Lord Superior, Lord Blakie and the Mighty Sparrow.

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Movie in the Orchard: The Sapphires

August 2, 2015

It’s 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship, and war when their all-girl group The Sapphires entertains the US Troops in Vietnam. In partnership with the ImagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival.

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Film: Pan! Our Music Odyssey

August 3, 2015

This steelpan film based in Trinidad & Tobago intertwines re-enacted vignettes of pivotal moments in the pre-history and history of pan from 1820 to 1963, from the banning of slave drum dances, to the first Panorama, with today’s “reality narrative of the competition, in which various pan players from Trinidad & Tobago and abroad join the bands to prepare for the big stage.

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Free Flicks: Boy

August 5, 2015

This summer, join us every Wednesday for an outdoor film screening by the lake! New Zealand, 1984. Michael Jackson is everywhere, and a young Maori lad is about to meet the father he barely remembers. Part of Planet IndigenUS in partnership with imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival.

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Animation Nation

August 7, 2015

Films Yet to Come looks at filmmakers, genres and topics that are transforming the future of Indigenous cinema. These films are pushing the boundaries and creating dialogue, encouraging audiences to define Indigenous cinema seven generations from now. Animation Nation is a programme of short films that explore the world of Indigenous animation.

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ImagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Presents A Night of Film

August 7, 2015

This late night film programme showcases how Indigenous people love to share stories. Join us as we celebrate the longstanding tradition of storytelling through the medium of film and new media.

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Film: Where The Spirit Lives

August 8, 2015

Join us as we screen the groundbreaking drama Where the Spirit Lives. This iconic film was among the first to shed light on the residential school experience in Canada. Gemini award-winning lead actress Michelle St. John will be in attendance for a Q & A.

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Moe Clark

August 8, 2015

Join in this workshop and performance of spoken word with some drum pieces in nêhiyawêwin.

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Films Yet to Come: Rez Dance Party

August 8, 2015

Films Yet to Come looks at filmmakers, genres and topics that are transforming the future of Indigenous cinema. These films are pushing the boundaries and creating dialogue, encouraging audiences to define Indigenous cinema seven generations from now. Come watch or dance to international music videos from some of today’s best Indigenous musicians.

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Free Flicks: The Descendants

August 12, 2015

This summer, join us every Wednesday for an outdoor film screening by the lake! A comfortable Hawaiian attorney's life turns upside down when his wife ends up on life support after a brain injury.

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Film: Omo Child: The River and the Bush

August 15, 2015

Omo Child: The River and the Bush is a documentary about the amazing true story of a young man’s journey to end the ancient practice known as Mingi (which means 'curse') in Ethiopia's Omo Valley.

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