By Alex Dawkins
Posted in News, on September 10, 2017
- The Vancouver International Film Festival runs from Sept 28th to Oct 13th and this year’s line-up includes some films based on First Nations content. The films Indian Horse, The City Before the City, and Meet Beau Dick all concern Canadian Indigenous culture.
- Culture Days is a collaborative, Canada-wide celebration of the Arts in Canada. It runs between Sept 29th to Oct 1st and events taking place in the Lower Mainland are listed on the official website: https://bc.culturedays.ca. Vancouver International Airport and Lattimer Gallery YVR will be participating on September 29th between 10am-2pm.
- The Vancouver Art Gallery has hired its first ever Senior Curatorial Fellow in Indigenous Art. Tarah Hogue was born in Alberta and holds a Bachelor of Art History from Queen’s University as well as a Master of Art History degree in Critical Curatorial Studies from UBC. She was curator at the Grunt Gallery between 2014-2017.
- Join tens of thousands of Vancouverites to walk together for reconciliation on September 24th. This walk has been conceived as a healing tool among Indigenous peoples and all Canadians.