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March 5, 2015 5:00 PM
Theme: The Transformative Power of Art
Robert’s Paintings – Canada, Documentary, 52 minutes
Acclaimed artist Robert Houle (Anishinaabe) has created a body of work that reflects with beauty on his experiences as a First Nations child, including the impact of boarding school, on visual culture representing Native peoples and on his expansive view of life.
Director: Shelley Niro (Mohawk) – In AttendanceBuy tickets here!
The Shirt - Canada, Documentary Short, 6 minutes
The history of Native lands is noted with irony and a t-shirt in this video collaboration between two noted photographers, Shelley Niro (Mohawk) and Hulleah J. Tsinhnahjinnie (Navajo/Seminole/Muscogee Creek) - In Attendance.
Director: Shelley Niro (Mohawk) - In Attendance
We Were Always Here: Rick Bartow – United States, Documentary Short, 6 minutes. Presented in partnership with Froelick Gallery.
Artist Rick Bartow (Wiyot) discusses the creation of his monumental sculpture commission, We Were Always Here. that now stands as a welcoming sentinel at the northwest corner of the National Museum of the American Indian site.
Director: Brendan Rawlins – Rick Bartow in AttendanceBuy tickets here!
The Making of Pull of the Moon – United States, Documentary Short, 14 minutes
Ai Weiwei, internationally acclaimed Chinese dissident artist, and Navajo artist Bert Benally collaborated to create Pull of the Moon – a temporary, site-specific art installation in a remote part of Coyote Canyon on the Navajo Nation.
Directors: Daniel Hyde and Blackhorse Lowe (Navajo)