Montreal First Peoples Festival 2019 line-up

The 29th edition of the Montreal First Peoples Festival / Festival Présence autochtone de Montréal will take place between August 6 and 14, 2019. Most of the events will be staged at the Place des Festivals, in the downtown area.

The Festival will enhance its international presence by bringing a series of artists and films from other countries’ indigenous communities. The opening title in the movie section will be the documentary by Santiago Bertolino “Mon cri saura parler” featuring the life of Innu poet Natasha Kanapé Fontaine, who has emerged as a star in the literary landscape of Quebec.

The poster of this year’s edition

On the musical front, there is an expectation about the announced concert featuring Mongolian and Inuit (katajaq) throat singing under the artistic direction of Katia Makdissi-Warren. Within the framework of the Festival, Inuit-art specialized gallery La…

Original published: 2019-05-15 15:42:59 Read the full Montreal News here

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