12 projects from 15 NSI grads to take in at imagineNATIVE

Congratulations to the 15 NSI grads and students with 12 projects at this year’s imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival.

The fest runs October 14-18 in Toronto.

October 15

Home Fires: Canadian shorts | Screen Sponsor: NSI | 5:15 p.m., TIFF Bell Lightbox cinema 3

October 16

Solar Flares: Experimental shorts | 1 p.m., TIFF Bell Lightbox cinema 2

  • Kokom from Kevin Papatie (Featuring Aboriginal Stories Program)

Exhibition: For This Land | Vtape/VMAC Gallery | 401 Richmond St. W, Suite 452

  • For This Land artists talk by Jackson Twobears and Janet Rogers, 7:30 p.m.

October 17

Welcome to Country shorts | 10 a.m., TIFF Bell Lightbox cinema 2

Audio Showcase | 1-2 p.m., TIFF Bell Lightbox Learning Studios A&B

The Grandfather of all Treaties | 2:45 p.m., TIFF Bell Lightbox cinema 2

  • Niagara from Shelley Niro (Featuring Aboriginal Stories Program)

October 18

Unsung Warriors shorts | 10:30 a.m., TIFF Bell Lightbox cinema 4

  • Alvaro from Alexandra Lazarowich (NSI Aboriginal Documentary)

Prison Songs shorts | 12:30 p.m., TIFF Bell Lightbox cinema 3

  • Released developed through NSI Aboriginal Documentary by Chantal Rondeau and Jennifer Bowen-Allen

Matrilineal Matters shorts | 1 p.m., TIFF Bell Lightbox cinema 4

  • Spirit of Birth developed through NSI Aboriginal Documentary by Rebeka Tabobondung and Michelle St. John

Closing Night Gala | 6 p.m., TIFF Bell Lightbox cinema 1

  • Fire Song from Adam Garnet Jones (Featuring Aboriginal Stories Program, NSI Storytellers) and Laura Milliken (Featuring Aboriginal Stories Program). Fire Song was accepted to the Telefilm Canada Micro-Budget Production Program in 2014 after being nominated by NSI.

*While we’ve done our best to list the correct dates, times and locations, please consult the imagineNATIVE website before heading out to a screening or event.

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