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Lunch & Learn: Documentary, Screening and Talk
Indigenous Filmmakers

Thursday, November 15th, 2018
at 12:00pm
(noon) to 2:00pm

LIB 405 - Ryerson University Library

Presented by Jack Layton Chair
and Colectivo Toronto  

Focussed upon the short documentary work of Gail Maurice, Theola Ross and Paola Marino, this session discusses the effects of colonialism on First Nations communities. The session also explores resilience and culture. Speakers: Joanne Dallaire, Nataleah Hunter Young and the filmmakers; Gail Maurice, Theola Ross and Paola Marino.


"Memory in Bones"
by Gail Maurice - 3:30 minutes
"Thirst: Canada’s Dirty Little Truth"
by Gail Maurice - 14:50 minutes
"Twilight Dancers"
by Theola Ross & Paola Marino - 16:31 minutes

*Lunch provided by NishDish

about us

Colectivo Toronto is dedicated to the development and presentation of contemporary art. We work in collaboration with other collectives, artist-run centres, galleries, art organizations and festivals.  We are diverse in content, culture and activities. 

Collective Members: 

Hugo Ares / Guillermina Buzio / Matías Bó / Carolina Konstantinovsky
Programming Consultant: Kathleen Mullen

Since 2014 we have collaborated with the following organizations: CineCycle, Club Cultural Matienzo (CCM), National Film Board of Canada (NFB), Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Center (CFMDC), VTape (The Source of Video and New Media), imagineNATIVE Film & Media Arts Festival, aluCine Latin Film & Media Arts Festival, Pix Film (Production-Studio-Gallery), Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS), Images Festival, Latin American Dossier of Arts, Pio! Centre for Drawing and Curatorial Collective SUM°

Colectivo Toronto is member of Media Arts Network of Ontario / Réseau des Arts Médiatiques de l'Ontario - www.mano-ramo.ca

Colectivo Toronto Contemporary Art is an incorporated non-for-profit organization by the Ministry of Government Services of Ontario. OC# 1929106

Our organization pays artists' fees in accordance with the guidelines of Canadian Artists Representation / Le Front des Artistes Canadiens (CARFAC) www.carfacontario.ca

We acknowledge the support of  Ontario Arts Council & Canada Council for the Arts 

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