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Tia and Piujuq, Lucy Tulugarjuk

⭐ Remai Modern is pleased to have Lucy Tulugarjuk, the director of Tia and Piujuq, in attendance to introduce this screening!

Tia is a 10-year-old refugee from Syria, living in Montreal and struggling to make friends and feel comfortable in her new environment. While her parents are preoccupied with her mother’s pregnancy and the challenges of everyday life in a new place, Tia is left mostly to her own devices.

Everything changes when she discovers a magical portal that transports her to Igloolik, a community in the Arctic Circle. There she meets Piujuq, an Inuk girl who she quickly forms a deep bond with in spite of their cultural differences. Through their friendship, the stories of Piujuq’s grandmother, and their wanderings across the striking northern landscape, the girls are immersed in Inuit myth and magic.


Tia and Piujuq
Directed by Lucy Tulugarjuk
2018, Canada, 80 minutes, G

Event/Exhibition meta autogenerated block.

Where

SaskTel Theatre

Join us for Discovery Cinema, a Saturday afternoon matinee series aimed at all ages. This September, we’re screening a series of films from Canadian filmmakers that highlight cultural differences and the challenges that young people face.

Film tickets are $10; free admission for members and youth under 18.

Talks, tours and other events are admission by donation or free with membership.

September 23, 2023 at 1:00PM