Big Read: Indigenous Voices in Cinema

The Library's Big Read 2022 continues with explorations of Native American communities and culture on film. Learn about the work of Indigenous filmmakers, and check out titles available to watch through the Library. 

Big Read Films

Indigenous Cinema Now: Native American and First Nations Filmmaking in the 21st Century

Thursday, April 28, 2022  |  6 p.m.
Central Library Also Online

Using clips of movies from 1998’s seminal Smoke Signals to present-day releases, film and media history scholar Joanna Hearne examines the significance and impact of some of the more recent Indigenous filmmakers and their work.

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Explore a collection of movies, books, and other resources that highlight Native voices and experiences on film. Many titles are available to check out on DVD, and you can instantly stream others on Kanopy! All you need is your Library card.

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