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Indigenous Film Screening and Discussion

08apr6:00 pmIndigenous Film Screening and Discussion6:00 pm


april 8, 2021 6:00pm

Event Details

Join us for a weeklong asynchronous screening of three Indigenous short films followed by a discussion with the filmmakers on April 8th at 6:00 PM EST! To learn more about this event click here.

From April 1st to April 9th, you will have the opportunity to screen three Indigenous films: Cedar Tree of Life directed by Odessa Shuquaya (Kluane First Nation), ?E?anx: The Cave directed by Helen Haig-Brown (Tsilhqot’in), and Biidaaban (The Dawn Comes) directed by Amanda Strong (Michif). The films will be available to watch asynchronously, and you will receive viewing instructions following your registration—check out trailers for all three films at

After viewing the films, you will have the opportunity to hear from two of the filmmakers on April 8th at 6:00 PM EST. Facilitated by longtime collaborator Dr. Kristin Dowell, Odessa Shuquaya (Kluane First Nation) and Amanda Strong (Michif) will discuss their work and film practice. A member of FSU’s art history department, Dowell is a settler scholar who has dedicated twenty years to amplifying the work of Indigenous filmmakers and artists. You can learn more about Dowell’s research at The screening and discussion are both free, virtual, and open to the public.

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