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Jun 10 2024

NATIVE AMERICAN FILM SERIES

Vision Maker Media and The Ross Media Arts Center are proud to present a series of free screenings featuring short Native American films and tv programs from the VMM public broadcasting archives, spanning nearly 50 years of programming.

Screenings in this series will take place on the second Monday of each month in 2024 and are admission free and open to the public. Tickets available at the Ross box office (online ticketing not available for free screenings). Check back for more information!

STORYTELLERS OF THE PACIFIC | PROGRAM 2: SELF-DETERMINATION (1996)
MONDAY, JUNE 10  (Time TBA)

A two-part series of one-hour documentaries in which indigenous peoples of the Pacific and Pacific Rim tell their stories of culture, spirituality, histories, experiences and survival. Co-presentation of Vision Maker Media (formerly) Native American Public Television and Pacific Islanders in Communication

Program 2Self-Determination, looks at issues of self-determination through the words and stories of four cultures which have had to struggle to stay intact: the Nisqually people of the Pacific Northwest, native Hawaiians, the Seri people of the Sonoran Desert in northern Mexico, and the Aleut people of Alaska’s Pribiloff Islands. (60 minutes)

ABOUT VISION MAKER MEDIA

What began as a film archive to conserve and document Native American stories, transformed into the nation’s leader in content by and about Indigenous people for public broadcasting. Vision Maker Media works with Native producers to develop, produce, and distribute programs to educate audiences. More info…

A note on image quality: Programs in this series have been collected from public broadcasts spanning from the 1970s to today and may contain a low-resolution picture and occasional image anomalies from their transfer to digital media.

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