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imagineNATIVE fest opens with ‘Reel Injun’ doc

The 10th imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, held from October 14 to 18 in Toronto, will be opening with Reel Injun. The doc from Cree director Neil Diamond takes a look at Hollywood's portrayal of Native Americans though the decades, and recently premiered at TIFF. Other docs in the festival include Sarah Roque's Six Miles Deep, about the women who participated in the 2006 Caledonia/Six Nations land claim dispute and Alanis Obamsawin's latest, Professor Norman Cornett - 'Since When Do We Divorce The Right Answer From An Honest Answer?'
September 28, 2009

The 10th imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, held from October 14 to 18 in Toronto, will be opening with Reel Injun. The doc from Cree director Neil Diamond takes a look at Hollywood’s portrayal of Native Americans though the decades, and recently premiered at TIFF. Other docs in the festival include Sarah Roque’s Six Miles Deep, about the women who participated in the 2006 Caledonia/Six Nations land claim dispute and Alanis Obamsawin’s latest, Professor Norman Cornett – ‘Since When Do We Divorce The Right Answer From An Honest Answer?’

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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