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Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Ricketson Theater

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2001 Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80205 United States
303-370-6000 https://www.dmns.org/

16th Annual Indigenous Film Festival: More Than a Single Story

October 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - October 14, 2019 @ 9:30 pm
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Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Ricketson Theater 2001 Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80205 United States
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The 16th Annual Indigenous Film & Arts Festival will be in full swing from October 10-14, 2019. Please join them as they celebrate their 16th anniversary with film, art and lively discussion around their theme of More Than a Single Story. The generous support of their Sponsors and Community Partners has made it possible for them to offer all of their events at no charge. THURSDAY, 10 October, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. N. Scott Momaday: Words from a Bear Q&A…

Indigenous Films: The Book of the Sea

November 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Ricketson Theater 2001 Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80205 United States
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The Book of the Sea (Kniga Morya). Director Aleksei Vakhurshev (Siberian Yupik) presents the story of contemporary Inuit and Chukchi hunters as they navigate the frigid waters off of Russia's Bering Strait in search of the whales, walruses and seals that have sustained their people since the beginning of time. The live action blends seamlessly with claymation sequences that portray traditional stories, revealing the cultural and spiritual underpinnings that guide the current generation of hunters pursuing their ancestral traditions. In…

Indigenous Film & Arts Festival: A Showcase of Animated Films

January 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Ricketson Theater 2001 Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80205 United States
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The International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management, Denver American Indian Commission and the Denver Museum of Nature & Science are pleased to present another year of programming from the Indigenous Film & Arts Festival.  Join us the 2nd Wednesday of the month for a film screening and discussion. The event is free (suggested donation $5). Please join us on Wednesday, January 8 for A Showcase of Animated Films in the Museum's Phipps Theater, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver 80205. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and the program begins at…

Indigenous Film: In My Blood It Runs

March 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Ricketson Theater 2001 Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80205 United States
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In My Blood It Runs, director Maya Newell. Ten-year-old Dujuan is a child-healer, a good hunter and speaks three languages. As he shares his knowledge of history and the complex world around him, we see his spark and intelligence. Yet Dujuan is “failing” in school and facing increasing scrutiny from welfare and the police. As he travels perilously close to incarceration, his family fights to give him a strong Arrernte education alongside his western education, lest he become another statistic.…

Indigenous Film: Relocation & Incarceration-Postponed

April 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Ricketson Theater 2001 Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80205 United States
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In the Footsteps of Yellow Woman.  Director Camille Manybeads Tso (Diné).  Thirteen year old Diné filmmaker Camille Manybeads Tso learns the story of her great-great-great grandmother Yellow Woman, as told to her by her grandmother.  Camille imagines what it would have been like to live through the Long Walk, and from the words of her grandmother, filtered through the lens of her camera, we take that journey with her.  (Halne’e Productions, 2009, 27 min.). A Snapshot in Time, Director Dustinn…

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