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Indigenous Peoples Month

Across the month of June, we celebrate Indigenous Peoples Month. Join us in discovering new voices, hearing new stories and sharing in community.

Join us for two free screenings on Wednesday, June 21, National Indigenous Peoples Day: 

We encourage you to learn more about and support the Weengushk Film Institute (WFI). A non-profit, artist-focused film and television-training centre on Manitoulin Island, WFI is dedicated to unlocking the creative potential of Indigenous and diverse youth. Learn more and support
Series runs June 1 - 30

Opens Friday, June 16

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Imagining the Indian: The Fight Against Native American Mascoting

As the sports world slowly begins to evolve past the use of offensive Indigenous imagery, some remain stubborn in their refusal to change. Meet the activists unraveling these harmful legacies. 

Join co-director Aviva Kempner for a Q&A after the June 25 screening.

  • D: Aviva Kempner & Ben West
  • USA
  • 2022
  • 95 min
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Opens Wednesday, June 21

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Ever Deadly

One of the most innovative performers of our time, Tanya Tagaq leads the audience through pain and triumph in this musical and cinematic experience. 

FREE screening on Wednesday, June 21, 4:00 pm.

The Thursday, June 29 screening will be preceded by the short film Ancestral Threads.

  • D: Tanya Tagaq & Chelsea McMullan
  • Canada
  • 2022
  • 90 min
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Opens Wednesday, June 21

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Aitamaako'tamisskapi Natosi: Before the Sun

An intimate and thrilling portrait of a young Siksika woman in the golden plains of Blackfoot Territory as she prepares for one of the most dangerous horse races in the world. 

FREE screening on Wednesday, June 21, 6:45 pm, featuring an introduction from ImagineNATIVE.

Presented in partnership with imagineNATIVE.

  • D: Banchi Hanuse
  • Canada
  • 2023
  • 89 min
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