Call for film submissions 2022

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Call for film submissions

Deadline: March 1st, 2022


Awards list - 2021 Winning Films

On August 8, winning movies from the Films Program of the 31st edition of International First Peoples Festival have been awarded. Discover the winners here.

The 31st International First Peoples' Festival will occupy Montréal's Place des Festivals

Montréal, le 3 août 2021. Le Festival international Présence autochtone 2021, débute aujourd’hui par une soirée d’ouverture au cinéma Impérial au cours de laquelle seront présentés en première mondiales les films Amber and Ashes de Alix Van der Donckt-Ferrand sur un scénario et une narration de Floyd Favel ainsi que Ataatatsiaq (Grand père) de Lisa Koperkualuk en présence des trois documentaristes. Les spectacles qui sont programmés sur la Place des festivals offriront une occupation quotidienne du 4 au 9 août avec notamment 5 soirées mémorables sur la scène Québecor sur la place pavoisée aux couleurs des nations premières.

The 31st International First Peoples' Festival offers a selection of new films

Montreal, August 2nd, 2021. Resistance and resilience, the work of memory and the updating of belonging, the cinema shows the strength of the links between the Aboriginal people and their territory. The screening of the feature film A Febre, with which the Montreal Festival du nouveau cinéma is associated, is an example of the dynamism of indigenous cinematography.

The 31st First Peoples' Festival will be held from August 3 to 11

Montreal, July 14, 2021 – The International First Peoples' Festival 2021 unveiled today the main elements of its program and proposes an exploration of risky areas, where the buried traces of an immemorial past are not yet erased and where the artists boldly highlight, in the fog of the present, the paths of a luminous future. Healer and warrior, memory of the past and harbinger of new times, Native art stands proudly in the city.

Song, poetry, theater and celebration

For the National Indigenous History Month Land InSights presents song, poetry, theater and celebration Montreal, June 10th, 2021. In this month of June that celebrates Indigenous History, Land InSights is...

The prize-winning films of the 2020 First Peoples' Festival accessible online

Montreal, March 28 th , 2021. The International First Peoples Festival will be going nomad on the platform of the Festival du nouveau cinema with the online projection of the prize-winning films from the 2020 competition as of March 27 th ...

The award-winning films of the First Peoples' Festival online on the FNC platform

Montreal, March 28 th , 2021. The International First Peoples' Festival and the Festival du nouveau cinéma (FNC) are excited about this collaboration which will make it possible for a wide audience to have access for free to...

Call for film submissions

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Call for film submissions Deadline: April 9, 2021 April 30, 2021

The International First Peoples Festival is calling on you to submit your audio-visual works...

Awards of the Montreal International First Peoples Festival

Today Land InSights unveiled the winners of the film awards of the Montreal International First Peoples Festival at an online event.

Teueikan Award

Grand Prize : Fukry by Blackhorse Lowe

2nd Prize : Retablo by Álvaro Delgado-Aparicio L...

Montreal International First Peoples Festival Unveils its Film Awards

T. Lands InSights announces that the recipients of the Montreal International First Peoples Festival Film Awards will be announced online on Tuesday, December 15th at noon on or on the Facebook page of Land InSights ....

Land InSights pays tribute to chef Max Gros-Louis

Land InSights bids farewell to Max Gros-Louis, a visionary leader who paved the way for the survival and revival of Indigenous arts. The many eulogies that rightly salute the immense political accomplishments of Chief Gros-Louis should not make us forget the role of...