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SANTA FE - The National Museum of the American Indian and Southwestern Association for American Indian Arts are presenting the "11th Annual Native Cinema Showcase" in Santa Fe. The week-long film festival is being held during Indian Market in Santa Fe, beginning on Monday, August 15 and ending on Sunday, August 21.
August 15 - 21
'A Good Day to Die' is part of the packed attractions scheduled during the cinema showcase. It will be shown on Tuesday at 3 pm.
The life of Dennis Banks
'A Good Day to Die' is an award-winning film that presents an intimate look at the life of Dennis Banks, who co-founded the American Indian Movement in 1968. It recounts his early experience in Indian boarding schools, through his military service in Japan and the confrontational actions in Washington DC; Custer and Wounded Knee that changed the lives of American Indians forever.
The Native Cinema will be held at the New Mexico History Museum, 113 Lincoln Avenue in Santa Fe.
Below is a list of activities and films to be shown. Or for more complete details »
Monday, August 15
7 pm Indian Market's Classification X Winners
Tuesday, August 16
11 am "Let My Whakapapa Speak"
3 pm "A Good Day to Die"
6 pm "Ancient Pathways - Modern Leaders"
Wednesday, August 17
11 am KidFLIX
1 pm International Indigenous Art on Film
Thursday, August 18
1 pm Showcase Shorts
3 pm Showcase Shorts
7:30 pm "On the Ice"
Friday, August 19
1 pm KidFLIX
3 pm "Pelq'ilc / Coming Home"
7 pm imagineNATIVE Shorts
Saturday, August 20
1 pm Indian Market's Classification X Winners
3 pm "Grab"
7 pm From A to S with Tvli and Steven
Sunday, August 21
11 am Showcase Shorts
1pm "Columbus Day Legacy"
2:30 pm "Apache 8"
4 pm "Smokin' Fish"
posted August 13, 2011 7:30 am edt
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