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Global Indigenous Film Showcase – Saturday, April 27 at Student Life Cinema

Published April 9, 2019

Art History graduate students in Dr. Kristin Dowell’s Global Indigenous Cinema course have curated a film showcase that celebrates women filmmakers from around the world whose vibrant films address Indigenous identity, community and resilience. The showcase will present a selection of award-winning short films and Sámi filmmaker Amanda Kernell’s critically acclaimed feature film Sami Blood (2017) and will be followed by discussion.

The film showcase will be held Saturday, April 27, with the short film screenings at 5:30 pm and the feature film at 7:30 pm in the FSU Askew Student Life Cinema (942 Learning Way). All screenings are free and open to the public;  discussion will follow the films. Doors open at 5 pm.

Short films (5:30 pm):

Fast Horse, directed by Alexandra Lazarowich, Cree filmmaker
Cedar: Tree of Life, directed by Odessa Shuquaya, Kluane First Nation filmmaker
Opal, directed by Ramona Emerson, Diné filmmaker
Blackbird, directed by Amie Batalibasi, Australian Soloman Islander filmmaker
Birds in the Earth, directed by Marja Helander, Sámi filmmaker

Feature film (7:30 pm):

Sami Blood, directed by Amanda Kernell, Sámi filmmaker