Extension of the domain of culture: the festival offers a varied menu to taste the fruits of Indigenous creativity
Tuesday 9 August7:30 pm
1182, Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montréal, Québec, H2X 2S5.
Opening Night Screening
With First Nations dignitaries and representatives from Indigenous organizations, government agencies, the Ville the Montréal, and various Montreal cultural organizations.
To know more about each film, click on its title.
Háldi, Ann Holmgren, Norway, 2021, 5 min, Sami (No Dialogue)
Onyionhwentsïio’, Nicolas Renaud, Canada, 2022, 4 min 09 , French
Mayfly, Rahe-wanitanama, Jamaica, 2022, 9 min,, English & Arawak
Xatastujut Tekit, Iván Zamora Méndez, Mexico, 2022,, 20 min, Nnáhuat, Tutunakú, Spanish (with French subtitles)
Joe Buffalo, Amar Chebib, Canada, 2021, 16 min, English
Rose, Roxann Whitebean, Canada, 2021, 22 min, English
Wednesday 10 August10 am
690, Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montréal, Québec, H3A 1E9.
Screening: À la rencontre de l’Humanité Aidante – Sous confidence de la lumière, Joséphine Bacon
The Museum and the International First Peoples Festival invite you to the screening of an interview between singer and actress Chloé Sainte-Marie and Innu poet Joséphine Bacon.
Presented by the Fondation Maison Gilles-Carle, À la rencontre de l’Humanité Aidante – Sous confidence de la lumière, Joséphine Bacon, invites you into the world of Innu culture and traditions through the experience and particular sensibility of the Innu poet. What follows is a conversation on caregiving, illness and old age. Joséphine Bacon and Chloé Sainte-Marie share their inspiring alternative vision of caregiving, while comparing and contrasting their respective stories.
This screening at the Museum as part of the International First Peoples Festival is presented by the Fondation Maison Gilles-Carle and was filmed in June 2021.
Chloé Sainte-Marie is a Quebec singer and actress who has won several accolades for her albums, one of which, Nitshisseniten e tshissenitamin, is performed entirely in the Innu language. Having cared for her partner Gilles Carle, she became a spokesperson for family caregivers and founded the Fondation Maison Gilles-Carle, an organization that supports people with loss of autonomy as well as their family caregivers.
Joséphine Bacon is an Innu poet, lyricist, storyteller, speaker, scriptwriter, translator-interpreter and filmmaker from Pessamit. As an ambassador of First Nations culture in Quebec and abroad, she promotes Indigenous pride. The central themes of her writing are nomadism, ancestral teachings, belonging, colonialism and decolonization, and identity.
Free activity, in French, presented on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. (played in a loop throughout the day). Duration: 55 minutes