Ind Igenesis: Indigenous Filmmakers, Past And Present [Week 1]

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INDIgenesis: Indigenous Filmmakers, Past and Present is a month-long series that presents Native cinema engaged with ancestry, language, modern identity, and activism–giving life to indigenous voices. Learn more → wac.mn/INDIgenesis

Friday, March 3, 7:30 pm

The Daughter of Dawn (Directed by Norbert A. Myles)

Shot in the summer of 1920 in southwest Oklahoma, the film features more than 300 members of the Comanche and Kiowa tribes. Their personal objects were integrated into the story of two suitors vying for the affections of the Kiowa chief’s daughter. NPR calls it “a buried American treasure.” 1920, US, silent with musical score, 87 min.

Saturday, March 4, 7:30 pm

Mekko (Directed by Sterlin Harjo)

Mekko is a thrilling redemption quest inflected with shades of the supernatural. Sterlin Harjo’s third feature follows a recent parolee who encounters Bill, a malevolent figure he suspects might be a shape-shifter. 2015, US, 84 min.

For information about discounted tickets for individuals and groups, please contact Alison Kozberg (Alison.kozberg@walkerart.org) at least one business day before the screening.
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By: Walker Art Center

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