SODEC : Manipulation et mensonges

En 2013, la SODEC avait décidé, à la suite des succès éclatants qu’ont connus les concerts et les activités d’animation publique, que Présence autochtone organise sur la place des Festivals, l’événement ne pouvait plus se qualifier comme festival de film. Étrange...

25th First Peoples Festival – Awards

The 25th First Peoples Festival announced their winners during a ceremony that took place at the Jean-Claude Lauzon Theatre (UQAM).

Creation :

Teueikan 1 st Prize : Café Hatuey Viveros Lavielle - Mexico - 80 min

A view of...

Kahnawake : change in the schedule of tonight and tomorrow

Friday 19 H

The screening of short films “Eastern Connection Film Festival” will take place at KATERI HALL (instead of KOR cultural center as it had been previously announced).

LEGEND OF THE STORM: this film will be presented at Kateri Hall on Friday July...

Circus without borders en ouverture du 25e festival Présence autochtone

The film Circus without borders will open Montreal First Peoples Festival on Wednesday, July 29th. This 69mns documentary produced and directed by Susan Gray and Linda Matchan tells the story of two circus companies, one in Nunavut, the other in Guinea‐Conakry,...

Masterclasses APTN

Conversations with Canadian Aboriginal film and television professionals. August 3 to August 5

L’Espace culturel Ashukan - 431, place Jacques-Cartier

Admission is free but reservations required

Mondauy August 3, 3 p.m. Tracey Deer – From Doc to...

2015 edition favorites

See the favorite selection of Montreal First Peoples Festival 2015 :

First Peoples Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary

Towering over First Peoples Festival’s 25 years, seven thousand years of human presence in this place looks down upon you…

The First Nations festival returns to Montreal in 2015 in a spectacular setting that will spread its wings at Place des Festivals: thrilling...

June 21st National Aboriginal Peoples Day

Participants will gather on St. Jacques Street, at the intersection of St. Laurent Boulevard, starting at 1 p.m.

At 2 p.m., bearing our giant effigies, to the sound of the fanfare and drums, we will march joyously towards Place d’Armes, where a festive,...

June 17th presentation of the First Peoples Festival 2015 program.

At Maison de la Culture Frontenac, 11 a.m.

Find the press release and the highlights of the great celebration of First Peoples cultures (available from June 17 th ).

Our festival will take place from July 29 th to August 5 th...

Atanarjuat, the Fast Runner gets the top rank : Land Insights salutes

Terres en vues / Land Insights salutes the top rank awarded to Atanarjuat, the Fast Runner on the list of the best Canadian films of all time. Bravo to Zacharias Kunuk, to Norman Cohn, to the Inuit cast of the film, and in particular to Natar Ungalaaq, unforgettable in...

First Peoples Festival earns Top Event Award 2015 presented by Aboriginal Tourism Quebec

Montreal March 26 2015. Terres en vues, société pour la diffusion de la culture autochtone is pleased to announce that First Peoples Festival has earned the Top Event 2015 award presented by Aboriginal Tourism Quebec at the Entrepreneurship Recognition Gala for...

Filmmakers from the whole world at First Peoples’ Festival 2014

Drunktown’s Finest , Grand Prize at Los Angeles Outfest, awaited in Montreal with its director Navajo director Sydney Freeland next week for First Peoples’ Festival, has won the Grand Jury Award at the 32nd LGBT Los Angeles Outfest, for her feature film Drunktown’s...