EVENT: imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, Oct. 19 – 23 (Toronto)

13 10 2011

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“imagineNATIVE is just around the corner! From October 19 – 23, 2011, Toronto will become a mecca of Indigenous-made works featuring the latest and best in film, video, radio and new media!

With five days of entertainment you will see and experience film and video screenings, live music performances, special panel discussions, art exhibits, parties, and numerous opportunities to connect with film and media industry representatives and artists.

Highlights this year include a spotlight on the Khoi-San people of South Africa, a concert headlined by Academy Award-winning and multiple Juno Award-winning songstress Buffy Sainte-Marie at The Beat, the much-acclaimed DJ collective, A Tribe Called Red will perform their complete multi-media DJ set, for the first time in Toronto, a solo new media exhibition by Montreal-based artist Jason Lewis, and for all travellers, keep your eyes open for the imagineNATIVE short films on all Air Canada flights!

Be a part of it and get your early-bird festival passes or purchase one of our exclusive travel packages, now!

In Discussion with Buffy Sainte-Marie
FREE PANEL!
Friday, Oct 21 2011, 7:00PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 1
Presented by CBC

Tickets to this event are available same-day only at the TIFF Bell Lightbox box office on a one-per-person, first-come, first-served basis.

Get up-close and personal with an Indigenous icon! imagineNATIVE is thrilled to offer this free and exciting opportunity for Festival audiences to spend an evening with Buffy Sainte-Marie as she joins Wab Kinew host of CBC’s 8th Fire to travel through her illustrious and boundary-breaking career as an activist, musical performer, songwriter, pioneering new media artist, educator and icon. Come ask questions about her work, life and legacy. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity is not to be missed before her headlining performance at imagineNATIVE’s The Beat on Saturday, October 22 at the Phoenix Concert Theatre.”

For a full listing of festival events download the 2011 imagineNATIVE catalogue or visit www.imaginenative.org.

– From the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival website,
posted with permission from Ingrid Hamilton, GAT PR

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Above photos courtesy of imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival


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