Showtime: Feb 10th, 12:30 PM at the Center for Contemporary

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Native Shorts Program (95 mins.)

United by Water: Powwow at the end of the world (Dir. Derrick LaMere) (3 mins.)

This short film is an excerpt from the feature film “United by Water” Directed by Derrick LaMere Narrated by Sherman Alexie

Scales (8 mins.) (Dir. Jessica Lea Flemming)

In this otherworldly interpretation of missing Indigenous women and girls in Canada, Ayeeiahchia’, a mystical water-creature from Lake Huron, is captured by Jones, a psychopathic hunter and recluse, it seems her fate is sealed.

Mannhatta (12 mins.) (Dir. Albert Kahn)

A Native American man from the seventeenth century finds himself mysteriously transported to modern-day Manhattan. How will he get home?

Tribal Radio (21 mins.) (Dir. Sean Owen)

There are over 35 tribal radio stations scattered throughout the United States on Native American reservations that serve their local communities.

Not Our Land (39 mins.) (Dir. Marco Pavan)

Following protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline, indigenous artist Cannupa travels to Standing Rock reservation, North Dakota, USA, where he was born. In a journey through the Midwest, he meets with indigenous artists and activists.

O for a Thousand Tongues (15 mins.) (Dir. Nathanael Vass)

A 19th-century spiritual thriller exploring colonial violence through a young missionary’s troubled relationship with a Haida family.

Anaiyyuun: Prayer for the Whale (8 mins.) (Dir. Kiliii Yuyan)_

Every spring for the last 2000 years, the Iñupiaq people have stood on the edge of the sea ice, waiting for the annual migration of bowhead whales.

Mino Bimaadiziwin (Dir. Shane McSauby) (10 mins.)

A love story about decolonization.

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