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DOCUMENTARY STREAMING UNTIL OCTOBER 31st, 2016 (Spanish with French subtitles)

Watch the wining film for 1st Prize of the Rigoberta-Menchu Award (for social significance) at the 26th edition of the festival. Presented online by Présence autochtone -...

Palmarès 2016

Among wounded beings, neglected and often despised, like flashes of light on a blocked horizon, we witness great moments of humanity and hope. For weaving the marvels of an ancient legend into the banal contemporary reality of homeless people and for understanding that,...

Programmation of the 26th edition

Présence Autochtone 2016/Montreal First Peoples festival

:) Dès le 3 août! Starting August 3rd!!

Posted by Présence autochtone on Monday, July 25, 2016

Full-fledged cinema

In North America, new voices are emerging in First Nations cinema, through the work of First Peoples filmmakers who nowadays no longer hesitate to take on feature-length films.

For two feature films from the USA, the city has become the décor, the habitat and...

Two spokespersons for a powerful festival

The two artists who are spokepersons for the Montreal First Peoples Festiavl 2016, Natasha Kanapé Fontaine and Émile Proulx-Cloutier, will introduce the concerts of the Festival Plaza in words and songs, through poetry and slam, Thursday, August 4 and Friday 5-...

Close encounters with Aboriginal artists

The festival offers opportunities for contact and exchange with Aboriginals filmmakers , storytellers, artists and leaders.

The most intimate setting where , in small groups over coffee , an in-depth discussion is possible , is the meetings held at the Espace...

Roads of the future

A notable evolution; from year to year, Montreal becomes more welcoming to expressions of Aboriginal cultures that shine so brightly. Land Insights is more than a little proud to have kept the fires burning for twenty-six years (already!).

Once again our major...

National Aboriginal Peoples Day 2016

June 21

11 am: Participants will gather on St Jacques Street, at the intersection of St. Laurent Boulevard.

11:30 am: Bearing our giant effigies, to the sound of the fanfare and drums, we will march joyously towards Place d’Armes, where a festive, ceremonial and...

26th Montreal First Peoples Festival - Call for Submissions - Indigenous Film & Video Showcase

The call for sumissions is now finished

The Montreal First Peoples Festival is calling on you to submit your audiovisual works for this years’ showcase, taking place August 2nd to August 9th. As always, we will screen a selection of films of all kinds, short and feature-...


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Reconfiguration Paysage culturel et réconciliation

Mini-colloque sur l’amérindianité à inscrire dans le paysage urbain montréalais. Réflexions libres sur les rapports du territoire montréalais à son héritage amérindien et sur...

Public Readings

Les Éditions Albin Michel et Terres en vues ont le plaisir de vous convier aux lectures publiques que donnera l’écrivain Joseph Boyden au Salon du livre de Montréal, les 21 et 22 novembre 2015, en anglais et en français avec la participation du comédien Charles Bender....

Le bouton de nacre

Le Festival Présence autochtone s’associe aux RIDM 2015 pour présenter la première québécoise du film LE BOUTON DE NACRE, de Patricio Guzmán (Chili, Espagne, France / 2014 / 82 min), prix du meilleur scénario au Festival de Berlin. Une plongée bouleversante dans l’...