At the Movies presents premieres and cinema classics in
New York and celebrates the work of Native Americans in the movies--directors,
producers, writers, actors, musicians and community activists.
Introduced by the filmmakers and other speakers, eight programs
will be screened between May - October, 2004.
Among the directors and actors featured in previous series have
been Evan Adams, Chris Eyre, Gary Farmer, Jim Jarmusch, Shelley
Niro, Sandra Sunrising Osawa, Randy Redroad, and Loretta Todd.
All screenings are in the auditorium of the George Gustave Heye
Center unless otherwise noted. For directions, enter
EDGE OF AMERICA
Presented in cooperation with the Tribeca Film Festival at
Battery Park Cinema.
- Sunday, May 2, 3 pm
- Wednesday, May 5, 9:30 pm
- Saturday, May 8, 5 pm
Discussion follows with director Peter Bratt.
- Thursday, June 10, 6 pm - 9 pm
- Saturday, June 12, 1 pm - 4 pm
THE ARCTIC TO THE AMAZON
A focus on the work of Faith Hubley (1925-2002), whose animations
were inspired by world cultures and indigenous oral traditions.
Her revolutionary, independent visions connect deeply to Mother
Earth and her inhabitants.
Titles to be screened: Amazonia,
Rainbows of Hawai'i,
Time of Angels,
Golden Sun and Starlore
Discussion follows with animator Emily Hubley, daughter of
Oscar-winning animators Faith and John Hubley. Ms.Hubley has been
named a 2004 Annenberg Film Fellow at the Sundance Institute.
- Thursday, July 29, 6 pm - 8 pm
- Saturday, July 31, 1pm - 3 pm
Films with musical performances from Nunavut and Hawai'i are presented
as a joint program with Native Sounds Downtown. Both films
are selections of the 2003 Native American
Film and Video Festival.
- Thursday, August 12, 6 pm - 9 pm
If the Weather Permits
Followed by a LIVE PERFORMANCE with music group Taima
(Elisapie Isaac and Alain Auger).
- Saturday, August 14, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
American Aloha: Hula Beyond
Hawai'i in The Screening Room
Followed by a LIVE PERFORMANCE by Na lei Hulu I Ka Wekiu.
LAND HAS EYES/
PEAR TA MA 'ON MAF
(East Coast Premiere)
Presented in collaboration with the Center for Religion and Media
at New York University. Discussion follows with Vilsoni Hereniko
and Jeannette Paulson.
- Thursday, September 30, 6 pm - 8:30 pm
- Friday, October 1, 4 pm - 6:30 pm
- Saturday, October 2, 1 pm - 3:30 pm
At the Movies is made possible with public funds from
the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency, and
with support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Peter Bratt & Benjamin Bratt on the set of Follow Me Home;
Northern Ice, Golden Sun; If the Weather Permits;
The Land Has Eyes