(1hr 26min, 2009)
In this feature-length documentary, Cree filmmaker Neil Diamond takes an entertaining and insightful look at the portrayal of North American Indigenous people throughout a century of cinema. Featuring hundreds of clips from old classics as well as recent releases, the film traces the evolution of the “Hollywood Indian.” Diamond guides the audience on a journey across America to some of cinema’s most iconic landscapes and conducts candid interviews with celebrities like Clint Eastwood, Robbie Robertson and Jim Jarmusch.
This event is free and programmed as part of National Canadian Film Day, which is a nationwide celebration of Canadian film. For more information visit canadianfilmday.ca. All members of the public are welcome to join.
Location: CBU Art Gallery, CE266, Student Culture and Heritage Centre