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Job Offer: Présence autochtone Festival Ambassador

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28e édition festival Présence autochtone

Mission of Présence autochtone/First Peoples’ Festival Develop links between the artistic and cultural rebirth of the First Peoples and the cultural dynamism of a great metropolis, in a sustainable development perspective based on friendship among peoples, diversity of sources of expression as a collective treasure to be shared and through recognition of the specificity of…

Michael Smith passed away

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Michael Smith

Michael Smith, the man who founded the American Indian Film Institute and the American Indian Film Festival, passed away on Wed., Feb. 14, 2018 in San Francisco. Visionary, Smith founded the first-ever American Indian Film Festival that marked its 42nd year in November 2017. This event opened the way to all the festivals that have…

28th Montreal First Peoples Festival – Call for film submissions

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28e édition festival Présence autochtone

(Français ci-bas – español más abajo) 28th Montreal First Peoples Festival Call for film submissions Deadline: March 19 2018 Extended final deadline: April 2nd 2018 The Montreal First Peoples Festival is calling on you to submit your audio-visual works for its 28th edition, taking place August 8th to 15th 2018. As always, we will screen a selection of films…

Terres en vues / Land InSights awarded

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27e édition festival Présence autochtone

On December 7 2017, the ‘’Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse » (Quebec Human Ridhts Commission) has given a ‘’Droits et Libertés’’ prize to the Montreal First Peoples Festival.  The commission has applauded the fact that the festival has been a cultural beacon for culture and reconciliation. «One of the…

Cinema and living arts at the heart of 27th First Peoples Festival August 2nd – 9th

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27e édition festival Présence autochtone

Anniversaries are opportunities to look back, and while doing so, to re-examine legacies. The city is promoting reconciliation through the joint initiative of Mayor Coderre and AFNQL, while the Société du 375e invite us to build bridges. First Peoples Festival, which spearheaded the progress now gaining ground, intends to play a major role in this…

Gabrielle Piché, appointed Land InSights’ new administrative director

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Gabrielle Piché

Charles Bender, chairman of Terres en Vues/ LandInsights and André Dudemaine, artistic director, are proud to announce the nomination of Gabrielle Piché to the role of administrative director, replacing Daniel Corvec, cofounder of the festival, who has since retired. ‘’I am very proud of all the years I have passed within Terres en Vues/LandInSights during…

27th Montreal First Peoples Festival – Call for film submissions

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27e édition festival Présence autochtone

The Montreal First Peoples Festival is calling on you to submit your audio-visual works for its 27th edition, taking place August 2nd to August 9th, 2017. As always, we will screen a selection of films of all kinds, short and feature-length, representing Indigenous peoples across the Americas and other parts of the world. Although we…

Remise du prix Albert-Tessier à la grande cinéaste abénaquise Alanis Obomsawin

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In French only.   Terres en vues se réjouit de la remise du prix Albert-Tessier à la grande cinéaste abénaquise Alanis Obomsawin et offre ses chaleureuses félicitations à la récipiendaire. Attentive aux voix, d’abord et avant tout, son travail allait constituer en une mise en scène de la parole des peuples oubliés afin d’en restituer…

Palmarès 2016

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Présence autochtone 2016

Among wounded beings, neglected and often despised, like flashes of light on a blocked horizon, we witness great moments of humanity and hope. For weaving the marvels of an ancient legend into the banal contemporary reality of homeless people and for understanding that, atop the rubble of their broken dreams, men still dream; The First…