Native American and Indigenous Stories in Film

May 21st

  • Hours5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • AdmissionFree
  • Time5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Join us for ARTx May 21 at the Orpheum Theater for a free screening of Native American and Indigenous Stories in Film. These five poignant films celebrate Native American voices and their distinct contributions to cinema.

Our special guest writer, director, and actor Montana Cypress will be in attendance for a Q&A. Montana is a member of the Miccosukee Tribe from South Florida, and is currently part of the Native Voices Theatre Ensemble at the Autry. He has received several accolades for his work. His latest film, “Thunderdance,” in which he served as writer, co-producer, and actor, was a runner-up at the National AT&T Create-a-Thon Contest in collaboration with Warner Brothers.

Who She Is (Documentary)
The story of four individual women caught in the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) epidemic.

Liberty of Jewels (Drama)
A financially strained Navajo father works in Gallup, New Mexico as a clerk for Jeff’s Trading Post. He is tested by his employer, Jeff, who is a manipulative boss that forces Gilbert to gain autonomy for the survival of his daughter’s relationship.

I Am the Warrior (Animated)
A struggling mother/daughter relationship from the point of view of the anthropomorphic main character FOX whose mother is a residential school survivor.

The Red Orchid (Horror)
Deep in the swamps of Florida, an Indian Tribe prepares for the coming of an entity which seeks to feed on the children.

Burros (Drama)
In southern Arizona, twenty miles from the Mexico border, a young Indigenous girl discovers a Latina migrant her age who has been separated from her father while traveling through the Tohono O’odham Nation into the United States.

For more details about the films, the filmmakers behind them, and to reserve your free tickets, please visit our website.
  • Location The Orpheum Theater
  • 15 W Aspen Ave
  • Flagstaff , Arizona 86001


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