Join us for a variety of film programming, including Late Night films and special film screenings in partnership with community organizations.
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Coming This Fall
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In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, enjoy a day of award-winning documentaries celebrating indigenous communities across North America.
Schedule of Events:
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Short Films
Sundance-winning short film Fast Horse follows the return of the Blackfoot bareback horseracing tradition in a new form: the Indian Relay. Siksika horseman Allison RedCrow struggles to build a team with second-hand races and a new jockey, Cody BigTobacco, to take on the best riders in the Blackfoot Confederacy at the Calgary Stampede. This film is not rated (2018, 14 min.).
Now Is the Time
When internationally renowned Haida carver Robert Davidson was only 22 years old, he carved the first new totem pole on British Columbia’s Haida Gwaii in almost a century. On the 50th anniversary of the pole’s raising, Haida filmmaker Christopher Auchter steps easily through history to revisit that day in August 1969 when the entire village of Old Massett gathered to celebrate the event that would signal the rebirth of the Haida spirit. This film is not rated (2019, 16 min.).
Then, Now, and Forever: Zuni in the Grand Canyon
In this film by Daniel Byers, follow the Ashiwi rain priests and medicine men on a sacred migration down the Colorado river—from the pueblo at Halona Idiwana'a to shrines and ancient settlements, through canyon walls carved by the petroglyphs of the ancestors, back to where time began. This film is not rated, (2017, 28 min.).
2:00–3:40 p.m. Feature Documentary
Directors Christina King and Elizabeth Castle document the activist work of Madonna Thunder Hawk, a leader in the American Indian Movement of the 1970s, and her continued influence on a new generation of activists. This film is not rated (2018, 67 min.).