Virtual launch of Indigenous Cinema and Media in the Americas

Storytelling, Communities, and Sovereignties 


Thursday, August 13 2020 - 7:00 pm
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The virtual launch of the special issue of the Canadian Journal of Film Studies titled "Indigenous Cinema and Media in the Americas: Storytelling, Communities, and Sovereignties" (Spring 2020) will be held on August 13th, at 7pm (EST, summer daylight time), on Zoom as part of the 30th edition of Montreal First People’s Festival Présence autochtone.


André Dudemaine (Innu), coeditor of the special issue and director of Montreal First People’s Festival Présence autochtone

Marion Konwanénhon Delaronde (Kanienʼkehá꞉ka), Tóta Tánon Ohkwá:ri’s lead director and puppeteer at the Kanien'kehá:ka Onkwawén:na Raotitióhkwa Language & Cultural Center (KORLCC) Karine Bertrand (Métisse Algonquin), assistant professor at Queen’s University

 Deborah Walker-Morrison (Māori), associate professor at the University of Auckland, New-Zealand. Moderated by: Isabelle St-Amand, coeditor of the special issue, QNS and assistant professor at Queen’s University

André DudemaineMarion DelarondeKarine BertrandDeborah Walker-MorrisonIsabelle St-Amand

This virtual launch is hosted by the University of Toronto Press, in partnership with the Montreal-based Indigenous cultural organization Terres en vues/LandsInSights and in collaboration with the Department of French Studies, the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, and the Elizabeth McKenzie Shemilt Fund in Indigenous Studies at Queen's University. 

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About the Canadian Journal of Film Studies

The Canadian Journal of Film Studies / Revue canadienne d'études cinématographiques is Canada's leading academic peer-reviewed film journal. We have published bi-annually since launching in 1990. CJFS / RCÉC publishes scholarly articles on film, television, and other audio-visual media. Subjects may be either Canadian or any other national or transnational cinema. We also publish reviews and review-essays of recent books in film and media studies.

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