BUFFY SAINTE-MARIE: CARRY IT ON
In theatres, 90 mins.
Premieres Thurs., Sept. 8,
8:30 pm / Documentary
Buffy Sainte-Marie, live performance
Thurs., Sept. 8, 7 pm
Slaight Music Stage, King St. W. / Toronto
Canadian Indigenous singer, activist and icon Buffy Sainte-Marie gets the documentary treatment with Buffy Sainte-Marie: Carry It On, and the film is getting gala presentation at two major Canadian film festivals. The film features archival and present-day performance footage as well as interviews with the artist, bandmates and those she has inspired. Carry It On is an opening night film at the Toronto International Film Festival, Thurs., Sept. 8. Sainte-Marie will perform live for free on the fest’s Slaight Music Stage on King Street at 7 pm. Carry It On will also screen at the Calgary International Film Festival, which runs Thurs., Sept. 22 through Sun., Oct. 2.