Event Schedule

Oct 19 9:30 PM – 11:46 PM (TBLB 1 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Fiction
Bones of Crows is a psychological drama told through the eyes of Cree Matriarch Aline Spears, as she survives CanadaR (…)
Oct 20 3:30 PM – 4:59 PM (TBLB 1 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Fiction
Mavis Dogblood is a Mohawk painter from Canada haunted by the tragic death of her husband, who was hit by lightning. She (…)
Oct 21 9:00 PM – 10:35 PM (TBLB 1 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Documentary
Preceded by The Original Shareholder Experience. “Imagining the Indian: The Fight Against Native American Mascotin (…)
Oct 22 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM (TBLB 1 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Special Event
The imagineNATIVE Awards Presentation is a celebration of excellence in Indigenous film and media arts. This event will (…)
Oct 22 8:00 PM – 9:25 PM (TBLB 1 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Fiction
Joy Higgins — a survivor of domestic abuse — invites her friend Carmen Bazzoli on an Indigenous-led women’s weeken (…)
Oct 18 7:00 PM – 8:27 PM (TBLB 1 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Oct 19 2:45 PM – 4:12 PM (TBLB 4 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Fiction
Preceded by Diiyeghan naii Taii Tr’eedaa. As a meteorite catastrophically changes the planet outside, two lovers find (…)
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 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 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 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 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 24 - 30 (Virtual)
Oct 23 2:45 PM – 3:46 PM (TBLB 1 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Shorts Program
Comprised of colourful and joyful animations, the films in this program visualize Indigenous cosmovision. They celebrate (…)
Oct 23 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (TBLB 1 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Oct 24 - 30 (Virtual)
Fiction
Preceded by Zaagidiwin. A film about family, love and misfits, ROSIE tells the story of a young orphaned Indigenous girl (…)