After a world-wind of successful premieres, the film, Buffy Sainte-Marie: Carry it On finally launched in the U.S. at the DocNYC film festival.
This amazing full feature documentary, directed by award-winning director, Madison Thomas will make its US television broadcast premiere on PBS!!
PBS SoCal on Buffy and her impact through Children’s Television Network and PBS
The Guardian has published a wonderful full interview and review of the documentary.
About the Director:
One of the most compelling and versatile filmmakers working in Canada today, Madison Thomas was named one of Playback Magazine’s “Five Filmmakers to Watch” in 2019. A storyteller of mixed ancestry (Ojibwe/Saulteaux & Russian/Ukrainian settler), Thomas is based out of Winnipeg, Manitoba in Treaty 1 territory. She has a rapidly growing number of credits as a writer, director and editor across several genres, formats and platforms.
READ ALL ABOUT IT and WHERE TO BUY IT HERE!
To mark the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, CBC and CBC Gem and APTN will present the National Arts Centre tribute concert honouring Buffy Sainte-Marie as a 90-minute special on Friday, September 30 for audiences across Canada.
CBC Television 7:30 pm (8:00 NT)
The program will also be available to stream on-demand after the initial broadcast on CBC Gem.
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)
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.