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AISS invites you to the Spring Indigenous Film Series
American Indian Student Services will host the 2014 Spring Semester Indigenous Film Series every Wednesday evening until April 30, 2014.
On Wednesday, March 5, we will be showing "Racing the Rez" at 4:30 pm in room 105 in the Payne Family Native American Center.
This documentary focuses on five teens living on the Navajo and Hopi reservations in northern Arizona. The film unfolds over the course of two years with careful, patient observation, offering a rare view of the complexity and diversity of contemporary reservation life. "In the rugged canyon lands of Northern Arizona, Navajo and Hopi cross-country runners from two rival high schools put it all on the line for tribal pride, triumph over personal adversity, and state championship glory. Win or lose, what they learn in the course of their seasons will have a dramatic effect on the rest of their lives." (racingtherez.com)
All films will be shown in room 105 at the Payne Family Native American Center. Films begin at 4:30 pm and discussions following each film may run until 6:30 pm. The purpose of this film series is to not only expose those interested to great films, but to also generate dialogue following the film. It is our hope that with rich dialogue, this will lead to better understanding and insight for everyone. We look forward to a semester of great viewing and discussion.
The film series is open to the University/Missoula campus and the Missoula community. Everyone is welcome.
MARCH 5: RACING THE REZ
MARCH 12: TWO INDIANS TALKING
MARCH 19: THE BUSINESS OF FANCY DANCING
MARCH 26: TRACKER
APR 9: AMERICA'S FIRST SPORT
APR 16: WHERE THE SPIRIT LIVES
APR 23: HEENETIINEYOO3EIHIIHO' (LANGUAGE HEALERS)
APR 30: LESSER BLESSED
For more information, please contact the AISS office at (406) 243-6306.
Program Director: Ray Callaway
Project Administrator: Todd Kipfer
University of Montana
Missoula, MT 59812
Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education
2500 Broadway Street
Helena, MT 59620