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Indigenous Film

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is pleased to partner with the International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management and the Denver American Indian Commission to present Indigenous Film, a monthly indigenous film series.

The film will be screened at the Museum’s Phipps Theater. Doors open at 6 p.m., films begin at 6:30 p.m. Please use the IMAX Evening Entrance on the east side of the Museum. Admission is free. Concessions are available for purchase.

Weaving Worlds
May 9
6:30-8:30 p.m.

Weaving Worlds, from director Bennie Klain (Diné), presents a compelling and intimate portrait of Navajo weavers as they work to preserve the cultural integrity of their weaving traditions in the face of an increasing globalization. The film examines the connections of the weavers to the sheep, wool, water and land; their often strained relationship with reservation traders; the commodification of their art; and their struggles to protect their intellectual property. In English and Navajo, w/ English subtitles. (TricksterFilms LLC and Independent Television Service in association with Native American Public Telecommunications, 2008, 57 min.).

An audience discussion will follow the film.

2018 Schedule – Film titles to be announced
Wednesday, June 13
Wednesday, July 11
Wednesday, August 8 - Program in Ricketson Auditorium
Tuesday, September 11
Sunday, October 7 - Annual Indigenous Film & Arts Festival
Wednesday, November 14
No screening in December

 

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