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ACT Year-Round: Sundance Institute Indigenous Short Films

    • ACT Human Rights Film Festival and The Lyric present an exclusive screening of six Sundance Institute Indigenous Short Films. Each film explore artistic self-representation and culture from Indigenous filmmakers. The six short films that will be screened include: Birds in the Earth (11 minutes), Marja Helander (Sámi); Fainting Spells (10 minutes), Sky Hopinka (Ho-Chunk/Pechanga Band of Luiseño); Jáaji Approx. (8 minutes), Sky Hopinka (Ho-Chunk/Pechanga Band of Luiseño); My Father’s Tools (7 minutes), Heather Condo (Mi’gmaq); Throat Singing in Kangirsuk (4 minutes), Eva Kaukai (Inuit) and Manon Chamberland (Inuit), and Shinaab, Part II (8 minutes), Lyle Mitchell Corbine Jr. (Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa Indians).

      Colorado State University's Native American Cultural Center is partnering in this endeavor. Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies Lindsey Schneider to speak to discuss Indigenous cultural expression and representation.