Magic Lantern Theater Presents: Reel Injun

Reel InjunThe Magic Lantern Theater will be showing “Reel Injun” on Wednesday, May 9th at 7pm and Saturday the 12th at 2pm.  The film is unrated and will be shown in the Handley Library.  Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Handley, the event is free and open to the public though donations are appreciated.

Film summary from A documentary about the evolution of the depiction of First Nations people in film, from the silent era to today. Featuring clips from hundreds of films, candid interviews with famous Native and non-Native directors, writers and actors, Reel Injun traces how the image of First Nations people in cinema have influenced the understanding and misunderstanding of their culture and history.

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