28 alumni represented in 15 films and 9 panels at imagineNATIVE

Ego of a Nation by Janet Rogers

Congratulations to the 28 alumni represented in 15 films and 9 panels at the 21st imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival which runs online from October 20 to 25.

Each film is available to stream during a 48-hour window starting at the times shown below. Times are ET.


  • Lichen – writer/director Lisa Jackson (Featuring Aboriginal Stories Program); October 21 at 10 a.m. with a live Q+A at 4 p.m.
  • Les Enfants des Nomades – director Evelyne Papatie (Featuring Aboriginal Stories Program); October 23 at 10 a.m.
  • Mia’ (Salmon) – developed through NSI IndigiDocs by director Amanda Strong, producer Bracken Hanuse Corlett; October 25 at 10 a.m.


  • Monkey Beach – writer/director/producer Loretta Todd (Featuring Aboriginal Stories Program), producer Jason James (NSI Totally Television); October 22 at 10 a.m. with a live Q+A at 2 p.m.
  • Inconvenient Indian – director Michelle Latimer (NSI Drama Prize); October 25 at 10 a.m. with a live Q+A at 2 p.m.


  • Activism in Documentary Masterclass – with Tasha Hubbard (NSI IndigiDocs) and moderator Elle Máijá Tailfeathers (former NSI IndigiDocs program advisor). This masterclass is proudly supported by NSI; October 23 at 10 a.m.
  • How to Pitch a Series – panelists include Jennifer Podemski (NSI Global Marketing) and Melanie Hadley (CBC New Indigenous Voices, NSI Board of Directors); moderator Deb Day (NSI Global Marketing); October 23 at 2 p.m.
  • Tell Me a Story – panelist Darryl Nepinak (CBC New Indigenous Voices); October 25 at midnight

If we missed your film, panel or other involvement at imagineNATIVE, please let us know in the comments below.

Visit imagineNATIVE’s website for ticket and event information.

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