Event Schedule

Oct 24 - 30 (Virtual)
This special program presents ten shorts which opened for feature length films during our in-person Festival. Curated to (…)
Oct 19 3:00 PM – 4:36 PM (TBLB 3 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Oct 24 - 30 (Virtual)
Shorts Program
Short films that celebrate a youth perspective of the world. At times serious and surreal, but most often humorous and i (…)
Oct 19 3:15 PM – 5:02 PM (TBLB 1 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Oct 24 - 30 (Virtual)
Shorts Program
This program is all about love — platonic, romantic, or familial. It celebrates the multiplicity of ways humans (and i (…)
Oct 19 6:45 PM – 8:01 PM (TBLB 1 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Oct 24 - 30 (Virtual)
Shorts Program
Elders are our past, present, and future. Without them, our language(s) and the worldview(s) contained within them would (…)
Oct 19 7:00 PM – 7:57 PM (Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema)
Oct 24 - 30 (Virtual)
Documentary
Preceded by waawiyebii’ige: She Draws a Circle. BRING HER HOME follows three Indigenous women — an artist, an ac (…)
Oct 19 5:45 PM – 7:18 PM (TBLB 4 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Oct 24 - 30 (Virtual)
Fiction
Blue is a 35 year-old Navajo singer-songwriter, struggling in Minneapolis’ bleak winter. Her creativity seems to be hi (…)
Oct 20 6:45 PM – 8:14 PM (TBLB 1 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Oct 24 - 30 (Virtual)
Fiction
Preceded by Brylcreem Boys. Angel prepares to leave the shelter for a new life, but soon after, she comes to face her bi (…)
Oct 20 7:00 PM – 8:32 PM (TBLB 4 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Oct 24 - 30 (Virtual)
Fiction
Preceded by Cerro Saturno. Elisban arrives in the city of Puno, too late to meet his friend Hermogenes, with whom he was (…)
Oct 20 3:00 PM – 4:38 PM (TBLB 3 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Oct 24 - 30 (Virtual)
Shorts Program
This program acknowledges adults taking on leadership roles, whether it be within their families or their communities, t (…)
Oct 20 6:15 PM – 7:52 PM (TBLB 3 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Oct 24 - 30 (Virtual)
Shorts Program
This program explores our relationship to Spirit World by delving into how we grieve and mourn the loss of a loved one. (…)
Oct 20 9:00 PM – 10:39 PM (TBLB 3 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Oct 24 - 30 (Virtual)
Shorts Program
Building out from Indigenous futurisms, this program explores the notion of the present as dystopic and cautions that, u (…)
Oct 20 9:45 PM – 11:00 PM (TBLB 1 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Oct 24 - 30 (Virtual)
Experimental
Preceded by The Lost Crystals of Jessica’s Room. In a desert by the sea, an ancient culture endures toxic modernit (…)
Oct 21 9:15 PM – 9:50 PM (TBLB 4 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Oct 21 (Virtual)
Shorts Program
Exploring the universe inside and around us, this music video program vibrates with love, peace, and good medicine. Ridi (…)
Oct 21 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM (TBLB 3 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Oct 24 - 30 (Virtual)
Shorts Program
The iN Originals program includes the premiere of five short films created through imagineNATIVE Institute commissions a (…)
Oct 21 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM (TBLB 1 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Oct 24 - 30 (Virtual)
Documentary
Preceded by Tibi. This POV documentary narrated by director Trevor Solway begins with his earliest memories of his grand (…)
Oct 21 3:15 PM – 4:35 PM (TBLB 4 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Oct 24 - 30 (Virtual)
Documentary
In an Aymara community in the Peruvian southern Andes, an alpaquera family gathers to celebrate the ritual of “uywa ch (…)
Oct 21 3:30 PM – 4:46 PM (TBLB 3 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Oct 24 - 30 (Virtual)
Shorts Program
This program highlights our relationship to our one and only home, Mother Earth. The films celebrate individual and coll (…)
Oct 21 6:15 PM – 7:38 PM (TBLB 4 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Oct 24 - 30 (Virtual)
Shorts Program
Indigenous food sovereignty and seed rematriation are intimately and inextricably tied to the LANDBACK movement. The fil (…)
Oct 21 6:00 PM – 7:47 PM (TBLB 1 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Oct 24 - 30 (Virtual)
Fiction
In the Snowy Mountains, heavily pregnant Molly Johnson is pushed to her limits. With the burden of a dark secret and int (…)
Oct 21 9:30 PM – 10:30 PM (TBLB 3 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Oct 24 - 30 (Virtual)
Fiction
Preceded by Exploring the Treaty Relationship and Six Strings. Weaving eight powerful tales to tell a sweeping story of (…)