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|Film Night: Indigenous Cultural and Environmental Survival, Identity and Resistance|
|Date||Wednesday May 23|
|Time||5:00 PM - 7:00 PM|
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Wednesday, May 23, 5-7pm
California Institute of Integral Studies
1453 Mission Street, San Francisco, 94103
Third Floor Auditorium
Join us for an evening of short films on realities of indigenous lives and struggles.
Newen (Chile) by Jass, hip hop message of warrior love. A young Indigenous woman uses her music to claim herself and her culture. Courtesy of Jaas.
Excerpts from "Homelands" Portraits of Native action (USA) by the Katahdin Foundation: Directed by Smokey Forester. American Indian struggles for land
and resources. Courtesy of Smokey Forester.
Rez life (Squamish, USA) from Native Lens. A young man explores his choices. Courtesy Native Lens.
Yella Fella (Australian) Directed by Iven Sen. A story of identity in remote Australia. Courtesy of CAAMA Films Producer Tommy Lewis.
Program subject to change.
The evening will include an introduction by and a conversation with Samia Goudie.
Samia Goudie is a visiting Fulbright Scholar sponsored by the Australian Indigenous Policy Unit through the Fulbright Commission. She has been
traveling and meeting with Indigenous groups here in the USA to share stories and films from her homelands and to make alliances with other Indigenous
groups in our shared struggles for self determination.