When: Friday, September 16, 2022

Where: NAC Southam Hall, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON

Tickets available HERE:

 

In anticipation of this celebration event, NAC will also host Buffy Sainte-Marie: Pathfinder, a retrospective exhibition of an innovator in digital art

Free admission! for more information visit HERE:

Media links about the event and exhibit:

 

 

The film premieres at TIFF on opening night, Sept. 8, 2022 and will screen

Sept 14, Bytowne, Ottawa
Sept 23, Ted Rogers Hot Docs Cinema, Toronto
Sept 30, Playhouse Cinema, Hamilton
Oct 9. Princess Cinema, Waterloo

Atlantic Film Festival, Sept 18
Lunenburg Film Festival, Sept 22
Calgary Intl Film Festival (date TBD Sept 22-Oct 2)

Film POP Montreal (Oct 2)

CBC News and podcast

Globe and Mail Article

Toronto star article

 

On June 18, Canadian living legend Buffy Sainte-Marie will deliver a public Artist Talk at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre (NMC), to coincide with the launch of her retrospective exhibition, Buffy Sainte-Marie: Pathfinder

Pathfinder presents a rare and unique window into the evolution of one of the early innovators of digital art starting with the purchase of her first Macintosh personal computer in 1984. It is presented by NMC in partnership with Paquin Entertainment and will be at Studio Bell from June 3 to August 1.

On June 18, Canadian living legend Buffy Sainte-Marie will deliver a public Artist Talk at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre (NMC), to coincide with the launch of her retrospective exhibition Buffy Sainte-Marie: Pathfinder, which opened to the public on June 3. The Cree singer-songwriter will discuss the exhibition and the stories behind her digital artworks.

Click HERE For Tickets through NMC Presents

November 19, 2021

Designed by Paprika and printed by Lowe-Martin, the stamp features a photograph by Simon Fowler that appeared on the cover of Sainte-Marie’s 1992 album Coincidence and Likely Stories.

For more information about this special honour bestowed upon Buffy by Canada Post, please visit this link to Canada Post Magazine

The Buffy Sainte-Marie stamps and collectibles are available at canadapost.ca and select post office outlets near you.

 

On Saturday, November 6, 2021, during National Native American Heritage Month, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures brought together Native American and Indigenous community leaders and filmmakers for an evening to celebrate the museum’s commitment to showcasing the work of Native American and Indigenous film artists. In attendance as special guests were Native American film artists, Tantoo Cardinal, Robbie Robertson, Wes Studi and Buffy Sainte-Marie. The evening was kicked off with a blessing by Tongva Spiritual Leader Jimi Castillo.

The Academy Museum is the largest institution in the United States devoted to the arts, sciences and artists of moviemaking. The museum advances the understanding, celebration and preservation of cinema through inclusive and accessible exhibitions, screenings, programs, initiatives, and collections.

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Buffy Sainte-Marie will be in conversation at this year’s virtual edition of the Albuquerque Film & Music Experience, on Sunday, September 26 AT 2:30PM MT (previously scheduled for Friday, September 24).

Festival passes and tickets are on sale now.

Buffy will also receive the AFMX Robert & Sibylle Redford Award for Creative Achievement, for her tireless energy towards promoting positivity in a troubled world and for her impactful contributions as an activist. The award ceremony will occur Sunday, September 26 at 7:00PM MT.

The Albuquerque Film & Music Festival takes place virtually over September 20 – 26. It is an annual interactive film and music festival that celebrates domestic and international movies, engaging industry panels and workshops, exciting networking events, parties, live music, and more.

Don’t miss it!

Starting July 3 through September 11, 2021, the Penticton Art Gallery presents Buffy Sainte-Marie: Pathfinder – A retrospective exhibition by an innovator of digital art.

This exhibition presents a rare and unique window into the evolution of one of the early innovators of digital art starting with the purchase of her first Macintosh personal computer in 1984. It features 16 of Buffy’s groundbreaking digital paintings, as well as never-before-seen sketches, artifacts, and behind-the-scenes photos that speak directly to this respected icon’s unique perspective of her own multi-disciplinary life, culture, and the experiences that inspired these pieces. Discover and celebrate Buffy Sainte-Marie’s contribution to contemporary art history, the rise of digital art, and the powerful role she continues to command in educating and inspiring individuals and Indigenous communities across the globe.

You can find a wonderful interview with Buffy by James Miller of the Penticton Herald HERE

For more information, visit the Penticton Art Gallery website.

Buffy Sainte-Marie will make a very special performance on the 2021 edition of Indigenous Day Live, airing Sunday, June 20 on APTN, and streaming for free on APTN lumi. The show starts at 8:00pm ET.

This year, Indigenous Day Live celebrates the 25th National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada, and will feature many established and emerging Indigenous artists from all over Turtle Island.

Visit the Indigenous Day Live website for this year’s full line-up, and for more information on when and where to watch!