imagineNATIVE ’09
RWS was pleased to cover the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival for a second time! Nadya was there last year and captured a full 5-day schedule, and this year was much the same, but considering it was the festival’s 10th Anniversary, an extra boost of excitement permeated the various workshops, screenings and evening concerts. The week started on Tuesday with a Pre-Festival Party for Digging Roots in celebration of their new CD ‘We Are’. Wednesday afternoon was the official start with the Welcoming Reception at the Native Canadian Centre, followed by the Opening Night Screening at the Bloor Cinema. Wednesday was a wrap w/ the Opening Night Party at The Century Room. With the festival in full swing, Nadya began Thursday’s coverage with the Harold Greenberg Screenwriting Workshop facilitated by Karen Walton; next was a celebration of Cape Dorset art with a screening of “James Houston: The Most Interesting Group of People You’ll Ever Meet” by John Houston; Nadya dashed back to the Al Green Theatre for screenings of Tshitashun (Number). Love on the Street, and Jackpot. The evening concluded with a special mixed media & live performance improvised collaboration with Tanya Tagaq and DJ Bear Witness during the […]
30 Oct 2009 in Events, by