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Fri, Jul 12


Little Current

SUGAR CANE: Festival Opening Night

This evening promises a blend of cultural celebration, cinematic excellence, and valuable networking opportunities.

SUGAR CANE: Festival Opening Night
SUGAR CANE: Festival Opening Night

Time & Location

Jul 12, 2024, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Little Current, Aundeck Omni Kaning, 1300 ON-540, Little Current, ON P0P 1K0, Canada

About the event

Sugarcane is a 2024 documentary film, directed by Julian Brave NoiseCat and Emily Kassie and produced by Emily Kassie and Kellen Quinn. It follows an investigation into the Canadian Indian residential school system, igniting a reckoning in the lives of survivors and descendants.

Event Highlights:

  • Opening Night Prayers and Welcome:Begin the night with a heartfelt prayer and welcome ceremony, setting a tone of respect and reverence for the festival’s mission.
  • Introduction by Phyllis:Esteemed host Phyllis will introduce Julian Brave NoiseCat, an influential voice in Indigenous media and culture.
  • Special Introduction by Julian Brave NoiseCat:Julian will share insights and introduce the evening's feature film, setting the stage for an impactful viewing experience.
  • Opening Night Film - SUGAR CANE:Enjoy the premiere screening of "Sugar Cane," a powerful film that encapsulates the festival's spirit of storytelling and resilience.
  • Q&A Session with Phyllis and Julian Brave NoiseCat:Engage in a thought-provoking 10-minute Q&A session with Phyllis and Julian, offering deeper insights into the film and its themes.
  • Musical Performance by Ahsanabee:Conclude the night with a captivating musical performance by Ahsanabee, celebrating Indigenous culture through music and song.

Join us for an unforgettable opening night that celebrates Indigenous storytelling, fosters meaningful connections, and sets the stage for an inspiring festival experience.


  • General Admission

    +$1.00 service fee



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