Art on the Screens: imagineNATIVE

Art on the Screens: imagineNATIVE

This special Art on the Screens screening of Tia & Piujuq is presented by imagineNATIVE Film + Video Tour in partnership with the City of Mississauga.

Tia & Piujuq
Director: Lucy Tulugarjuk

Tia, a young Syrian girl new to Montreal, longs for friends when she accidentally discovers a magic portal. Through this portal she meets Piujuq, an equally bored and lonely Inuk girl who introduces Tia to her world. Tia and Piujuq spend their time together connecting through games and Inuit stories when their blossoming friendship is threatened by a mysterious figure. This charming debut feature film will warm hearts and is an ideal cinematic treat for families and young people.

PreFeature Short: Just Beyond My Front Door
Director: Kanerahtens Bush

A young Mohawk student documents his daily communte from the Kahnawake Reserve to Dawson College in Montreal. Kanerahtens Bush demonstrates the adventure and challenges involved in getting to class every day in this point-of-view documentary.

imagineNATIVE is the world's largest presenter of Indigenous screen content. The organisation is recognised locally, nationally, and internationally for excellence and innovation in programming and as the global centre for Indigenous media arts. imagineNATIVE (The Centre for Aboriginal Media) is a registered charity committed to creating a greater understanding of Indigenous peoples and cultures through the presentation of contemporary Indigenous-made media art including film, video, audio, and digital media.

Monday, August 12, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Free Event
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City of Mississauga Public Art Program

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