After a year on the road, 150+ screenings, 40 festivals, and over a dozen awards and nominations, WHEN THEY AWAKE comes home to Toronto for its Official Theatrical Premiere.
WHEN THEY AWAKE is a music doc about the thriving Indigenous music scene in Canada, and the social movement enveloping it. Feat. 20+ musicians, incl. Tanya Tagaq, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Iskwé, The Jerry Cans, Logan Staats, A Tribe Called Red, Leela Gilday, Don Amero, DJ Shub.
More info: www.WhenTheyAwake.com
Followed by a live performance by Iskwé (The JUNO Awards 2018 Nominee, Indigenous Music Album of the Year)
Join us for a special night of cinema and music at The Regent Theatre Toronto (subway stops: Eglinton/Davisville).
Opening Film: Twilight Dancers
CBC Docs short film by Paola Marino and Theola Ross
MC: Deneze Nakehk'o. Q&A with co-director P.J. Marcellino (When They Awake) and co-director Paola Marino (Twilight Dancers).
When They Awake presented by Raindance Canada, Northwest Territories Film Commission and Canadian North. #Iskwe presented by Long & McQuade Musical Instruments and MacKenzie Rest Inn
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$25.00 Door (Cash Only)
Doors Open: 6:30pm