Event Schedule

Oct 19 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM (TBLB 3 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Documentary
For Māori, the canoe underpins our culture. We once built waka/canoes from giant trees and sailed the vast Pacific by t (…)
Oct 23 6:30 PM – 7:33 PM (TBLB 3 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Awards Screening
imagineNATIVE showcases a selection of shorts recognized with awards during Saturday afternoon’s Awards Presentation! (…)
Oct 23 8:45 PM – 10:15 PM (TBLB 3 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Awards Screening
imagineNATIVE showcases a selection of shorts recognized with awards during Saturday afternoon’s Awards Presentation! (…)
Oct 23 3:15 PM – 4:41 PM (TBLB 3 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Fiction
When Maika and her ragtag friends discover an alien invasion in their tiny Inuit hamlet, it’s up to them to save t (…)
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 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 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 3:30 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 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 (…)
Oct 22 3:00 PM – 4:04 PM (TBLB 3 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Oct 24 - 30 (Virtual)
Shorts Program
This program centres on visualizing Arctic land and life, featuring films from the circumpolar region. From Inuit creati (…)
Oct 22 5:30 PM – 7:11 PM (TBLB 3 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Oct 24 - 30 (Virtual)
Shorts Program
For Pasifika (Pacific Islanders), the popular adage “Water is Life” takes on a deeper meaning: The Great Ocean is th (…)
Oct 22 9:00 PM – 10:20 PM (TBLB 3 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Oct 24 - 30 (Virtual)
Shorts Program
Time travellers and celestial voyagers beware! We are going on a journey to the dark side of Indigenous cinema, with a c (…)
Oct 19 9:15 PM – 10:30 PM (TBLB 3 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Oct 22 8:15 PM – 9:30 PM (TBLB 4 - TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Oct 24 - 30 (Virtual)
Shorts Program
Just as Grandmother Moon cares for us, this program illuminates the care-taking women do as grannies, mothers, daughters (…)