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The International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management, Denver American Indian Commission and Denver Museum of Nature & Science is pleased to present an evening with Haudenosaunee filmmaker Terry Jones. An enrolled member of the Seneca Nation of Indians, located in western New York State, Terry has a passion for sharing his Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) history and culture through his film works. He strives to find a balance between entertaining and educating his audiences. Please join us to watch some of Terry’s short films and engage in a live discussion with this talented filmmaker and founder of TornJersey Films.

Film selections include: Untitled & Unlabeled, the filmmaker’s reflections on being told he was “different” (2016, 4 min.); Ode to the Nine, pondering the impacts of the moving image on the indigenous experience of past-present-future in the digital age of archive-save-store (2018, 3 min.); Empire State, a perspective on invasion, war and occupation, through the eyes of an elder (2017, 5 min.); Gik:Skwod (How I Lost My Indian Name), experimental storytelling told through narration, images and text (2019, 3 min.); Soup for My Brother, a poetic documentary about memory, loss, and brotherly love. (2016, 10 min.).

Following the films, join us for a live Zoom discussion/Q&A with filmmaker Terry Jones, moderated by Mervyn Tano, President IIIRM.

The program is free, but RSVP is required to get the Zoom link: An Evening with Terry Jones: Short Films + Q&A

Program information is also at: Facebook/Indigenous Film & Arts Festival

Thanks to the generous support of our Sponsors, the film and the discussion are FREE. For those of you who usually make a donation at the door, you can make an online donation (suggested donation $5) in our Virtual Donation Bucket.

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Indigenous Film Series: An Evening with Terry Jones – Short Films / Q&A

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