Program 2 – Twin Stars

This program is all about love — platonic, romantic, or familial. It celebrates the multiplicity of ways humans (and in some instances, non-humans) form relational bonds filled with love, loss, support, heartache, joy, and humour. Viewed together, they reveal that our desire for companionship is a universal experience, one that binds us across the space-time continuum.

Availability Online:
Better At Texting – North America Only
Braided Together – Worldwide
Chaac and Yum – Worldwide
Dead Bird Hearts – North America Only
Li HiNG MUi – Worldwide
Nimeshkanaminan (Our way) – Canada Only
Once Upon a Time in the Bay – In Person Only
Seeds – Worldwide
The Old Man Next Door – Worldwide


Virtual Ticket

Showtimes

In-Person


3:15 PM - TBLB 1 - TIFF Bell Lightbox

Virtual


10:00 AM - Virtual

HST EXEMPTION: For Status card holders, please email boxoffice@imagineNATIVE.org if you wish to use your Status card to purchase packages or tickets online. Otherwise, you can visit the imagineNATIVE Box Office in person starting October 18 and present your Status card when purchasing tickets or packages.

Playing as a part of this Program

Better At Texting

Trinity: a radical, Indigenous, feminist, and Addison: a devout, Black, Mormon are forced to work together on ...
11 min | Mary Galloway | English
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Braided Together

Tenaya has just moved to Thunder Bay in the middle of grade 12. She has struggled with making friends in the p...
16 min | Victoria Anderson-Gardner, Kyle Schmalenberg | English Subtitles
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Nimeshkanaminan (Our way)

Two young Innu women take up the old roads of the past to revive the identity of their Nation; a tribute to th...
5 min | Laura Fontaine, Yasmine Fontaine | English Subtitles
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Seeds

Without parents to guide them, Loretta and Raven reflect on the love their parents modeled and the grief of th...
12 min | Morningstar Angeline, Ajuawak Kapashesit | In person: Open Captions | Online: Closed Captions
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Once Upon a Time in the Bay

Two LGBTQ+ Indigenous friends search desperately for fellow gay people in a straight-ass New Zealand beach tow...
10 min | Judith Kanatahawi Schuyler
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Chaac and Yum

Two, Mayan-descended 2 Spirits meet at a Queer bar and realize that their connection with one another is more ...
12 min | Roberto Fatal, Xav SF | In person: Open Captions | Online: Closed Captions
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Li HiNG MUi

Eric and Chris, Kanaka Maoli brothers raised on the mainland, have always managed to find trouble when togethe...
9 min | Kanani Koster | In person: Open Captions | Online: Closed Captions
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The Old Man Next Door

Matiu, a war veteran who struggles with PTSD and agoraphobia, is unable to leave the safety of his home since ...
15 min | Aidan Otene Dickens | In person: Open Captions | Online: Closed Captions
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Dead Bird Hearts

An Indigenous man is kicked out by his girlfriend. He kidnaps her dog and goes to live by a lake where he hope...
19 min | Ryan RedCorn | In person: Open Captions | Online: Closed Captions
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